NewsCamp::The next generation of data viz
Insight and Enlightenment: The future of news visualization In the past decade, interactive visualization has grown rapidly in news organizations. This presentation will discuss some trends that may define its future. At the same time, it will suggest that, in these times of rapid change, we --data designers and journalists-- need to be reminded of what the core values of the field are.
This session is good for: Anyone. All conference attendees are welcome as space allows, but reserved seats are available for those registered for NewsCamp.
Alberto Cairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami, after two decades in journalism doing infographics, animations, and data visualizations. Alberto is the author of the books "The Functional Art" and "The Truthful Art", both about infographics and data visualization. He also is an independent consultant with technology companies.
NewsCamp:The next generation of data viz
Cairo's presentation on the next generation of data viz looks into the new generation of using data and visualization tools in journalism. Journalists and designers will learn various new data viz skills that will increase numeracy and visual skills for readers and colleagues.