Tag Archives: data visualization
A handout for a session at the Kansas Collegiate Media conference in Wichita. You’ll find most of these tools elsewhere on this site. Ward Online Tools, 2013
Tech gurus from the St. Louis Federal Reserve demonstrated their new data visualization tool last week at the national convention of the American Copy Editors Society. The tool, called FRED, for Federal Reserve Economic Data, provides access to a wide … Continue reading
If you are serious about creating infographics, I’d suggest learning to use Adobe Illustrator. It’s the most versatile program of its kind, giving you complete control over the look of a graphic. It’s great for print or static web graphics. … Continue reading
13 free tools to analyze and display data An excellent list from Steve Doig, via the Reynolds Center. ____________________________________________ How to Use American FactFinder A guide from the Census Bureau on using one of its data tools. ____________________________________________
No one truly has a secret formula for search engine optimization. There are some logical things you can do to make sure a site gets noticed and indexed properly, though. These three articles provide checklists for things to think about … Continue reading
NPR’s best practices on creating news apps A 20-minute video from an internal NPR seminar, via Data Driven Journalism. ——————————————————
The Do’s and Don’ts of Infographic Design Smashing Magazine provides and excellent overview of data visualization, focusing on such things as storytelling, organization, typography and color.
Using Google Fusion Tables A video tutorial from Jason Bennett.