Humanizing Numbers

Number 4688
Subject Data
Source Andrew Lehren
Affiliation New York Times
Year 2016
Summary Data helps you tell your story, yet for journalists, the most important work remains the human story and giving insight into individuals. Read this tipsheet to see how data journalists help their readers empathize and how they balance analysis with narrative. Panelists will share how they write effectively about statistics, use data to find real people to interview, and develop data visualizations that bring numbers to life. We will show great examples that we admire and we'll share concrete tips from our own work.
Tags humanizing; data; numbers; narrative; writing; visualizations
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