Data for Journalists: A Practical Guide for Computer-Assisted Reporting

5th Edition

Brant Houston

Routledge
Published December 20, 2018
Textbook - 232 Pages
ISBN 9780815370406 - CAT# K338094

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Summary

This straightforward and effective how-to guide provides the basics for any reporter or journalism student beginning to use data for news stories. It has step-by-step instructions on how to do basic data analysis in journalism while addressing why these digital tools should be an integral part of reporting in the 21st century. In an ideal core text for courses on data-driven journalism or computer-assisted reporting, Houston emphasizes that journalists are accountable for the accuracy and relevance of the data they acquire and share.

With a refreshed design, this updated new edition includes expanded coverage on social media, scraping data from the web, and text-mining, and provides journalists with the tips and tools they need for working with data.

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