Memory Bank Monday (9.28-10.4)

Journalism in the Age of Data
This is a pretty interesting (long, but informative) video on visual data. The documentary explores the integration of interactivity and visual graphics in journalism. Watch from about 14 mins to get to the good stuff about journalism.

You can submit your own and look at other people’s graphic charts at Many Eyes, the site that’s mentioned in the video.

(via swissmiss)

Hawking the New Yorker iPad App…
This is a really weird ad for the New Yorker app featuring Jason Schwartzman. It doesn’t make me want to buy it.

First impressions of this app via Mark Lisanti

(via The Awl)

Twitter Refuses Political Ads, For Now It’s pretty refreshing to know that twitter hasn’t been tainted by a political invasion yet. We’ll see how long this lasts…

NPR conducted a survey on Twitter NPR used twitter to find out what their followers want. Neat.

Patch.com the New Cyberbully? This article talks about the risks independent hyperlocal news orgs could be “steamrolled” by Patch, which has greater financial resources

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One Response to Memory Bank Monday (9.28-10.4)

  1. lew247 says:

    Impressive and excellent post. Data visualization is an effective tool to help viewers or readers enjoy or understand an otherwise prosaic data set. In my research, I often illustrate data in the form of charts and graphs.

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