The June 10-21 Multimedia Institute is an intensive multi-platform training program designed to equip journalists, educators and other professionals with skills in visual storytelling, data visualization and social media.
Visual communications expert Alberto Cairo shares his slideshow presentation on the art of infographics.
Journalists, technologists and civic leaders talk trends and implications for the future of data journalism.
Alberto Cairo on the art of infographics and the ethical dilemmas that come with the field of data visualization.
Catherine Bracy of Code for America wants to bring 21st century technology and innovation to the public sector.
Data Symposium at kdmcBerkeley-transforming the way we tell stories with data. For data journalists, non-profits interested in new ideas for communicating information, and higher education professionals.
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In this second part of our series on citizen videos, we look at the issue of authenticity and best practices for validating the information before releasing the video to your audience.
Utilizing citizen video effectively can enhance a story and provide a deeper understanding of events. Madeleine Blair a graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism shares with us her real world insights for using citizen video in your story.
How can television and radio stations effectively adapt their content for the web, especially new mobile platforms? We can help.
Journalists, educators and media professionals can all benefit from video storytelling skills. We’re not talking Oscar-worthy filmmaking here. Just the ability to shoot, edit and present compelling video content. We can help.
Examples of interactive charts and maps - take-aways from the Data Visualization workshop in January 2013.
Some of the most compelling information about our world can be found in data. But just because you shape those numbers into a graph doesn't make it a story.
Guest blogger Patrick Winfield looks beyond the basic pie charts and infographics to explore other techniques and tools that can help visualize data.
Social media marketing expert TJ Kelly has worked with some of the biggest clients in the world (eBay, HP, Charles Schwab). Here he shows journalists, educators and public affairs experts how to use the same strategies to engage their communities.
Our very own data viz guru, Len DeGroot, has built a living tool that predicts the winner of congressional elections each day based on ongoing Twitter feeds.
This year we’re hearing a lot of buzz about the potential influence of social media in the upcoming election. It makes sense: more than a third of us are turning to social networking sites for political news. But how successful are we really at using these sites to raise awareness about particular issues—especially those that lack a sensational ...
Want to spruce up your social media skills, but unsure of what a workshop can really teach you? Here are the four main things you can get out of our training.
Data is beautiful. Skeptical? Check out the finalists for the first Information is Beautiful Awards.