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Resource ID: #5347
Source: Amy Schmitz Weiss
Date: 2018



Explore how the realm of big data, particularly geographic data, poses opportunities and challenges for today’s newsrooms. Are newsrooms and journalists ready for the growth of geographic and location-based data that will impact how news can be told and received? This tipsheet will answer this question by addressing the nuances of coding geographic and location-based data for a variety of contexts from app and CMS development to story presentation; the challenges in analyzing big datasets that are geographic or location-based in nature; and the overall geodata mindset needed in journalism today.

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