Interviewing Data for News Stories

Journalism Interactive 2014

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Interviewing Data for News Stories

Journalism Interactive 2014 (http://bit.ly/dataji14)

Derek Willis, The New York Times

@derekwillis

Goals

* Learning How to Get News from Data
* Developing a Data State of Mind

Meeting The Data

* Background the Source
* Introduction
* Getting to Know the Data

Asking Questions

* Finding the Flaws
* Counting
* Interestingness

Drawing Conclusions

* Themes
* Where the Stories Are
* Next Steps