- Review data stories spreadsheet
- Review Flowing Data/Source blogs
- Go over readings for this week:
- Discuss final project requirements – again
- Discuss Tableau – when is it a better alternative to DataWrapper?
- How do I decide what to visualize?
- How and when do I combine chart types to tell a better story?
- What is the role of chart types when integrated with a text story?
- Talk through addtl types of data visualization: http://guides.library.duke.edu/vis_types
- More in-depth look at other types of Tableau charts: http://www.tableau.com/sites/default/files/media/which_chart_v6_final_0.pdf
- Make a Tableau chart that isn’t a bar, line or map – play with the alternatives.
- Write a super short story (less than 500 words) about your findings, and write around the graphic in the way we discussed. You can include more than one chart if you want.
- Read these posts:
- Ethics of privacy in data journalism – http://onlinejournalismblog.com/2013/09/16/ethics-in-data-journalism-privacy-user-data-collaboration-and-the-clash-of-codes/
- When Maps Shouldn’t Be Maps – http://www.ericson.net/content/2011/10/when-maps-shouldnt-be-maps/
- Complete in-class exercise
- Bring in two data sets to map:
- One should feature specific addresses/locations
- One should feature information that features numbers categorized by either specific countries or states