Evaluating Data Quality

Number 4628
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Source Giannina Segnini
Affiliation Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University
Year 2016
Summary Journalists have more access to information than ever before. The rise in the volume and speed of data production might be overwhelming for some journalists, many of whom are not used to using large amounts of data for research and storytelling. But the urgency and eagerness to make use of data, and the technology available to process it, should not distract us from our underlying quest for accuracy. This slideshow will show you techniques to fully capture the value of data and to evaluate its quality.
Tags data; verification; quality
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