M T Fahey

The Future of the Field: Computational Journalism

In General on March 11, 2011 at 7:51 am

A computational journalism reading list

An excellent post by Jonathan Stray (associated press), in which he gives a categorical overview of introductory reading for computational journalism including data journalism, visualization, computational linguistics, communication technology, free speech, information tracking, filtering/recommendation, and measuring public knowledge.

Investigating thousands (or millions) of documents by visualizing clusters

Stray’s talk at the recent NICAR (National Institute of Computer-Assisted Reporting) conference, demonstrates the practical importance of computational techniques in modern reporting.

Many Eyes

An experiment from IBM with useful visualization tools.

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