Data Journalism Research Project

In this project, we have worked on the data of the Olympic medals of gymnastics event from 1984 to 2016. Through studying the trend, we aim to figure if there is any underlying reasons behind the changes in the number of medals; for instance, the training methods, the ethnic combination of the team and political reasons. … Continue reading Data Journalism Research Project

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Interesting in-class activity about verifying user generated information in citizen journalism

Citizen journalism on its rise nowadays, thanks to the rapid advancement of technology. People can easily post breaking news details on social media platform and that could be faster than any of the elite journalists' work. But the problem for newsroom is to verify the source and credibility. Would the post be only rumors or … Continue reading Interesting in-class activity about verifying user generated information in citizen journalism