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  • Humanizing the heroin crisis

    Pat Beall provided this list of tips for bringing a human perspective to the heroin crisis.

    Tags: heroin; drugs; addiction; human; sources

    By Pat Beall

    2017

  • How to find narratives in the numbers

    Learn about the Atlanta Journal-Constitution story, "Doctors & Sex Abuse" in this presentation from Shawn McIntosh.

    Tags: narrative; people; humanizing; medical; doctors

    By Shawn McIntosh

    2017

  • Humanizing numbers

    BuzzFeed News reporter Kendall Taggart explains how even though your story may be filled with numbers, you don't have to make your story JUST about the numbers. Taggart gives great examples of how to humanize the numbers.

    Tags: data; statistics; story ideas; reporting

    By Kendall Taggart

    2016

  • Humanizing Numbers

    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

    By Elizabeth Shell

    2016

  • Humanizing Numbers

    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

    By Andrew Lehren

    2016

  • Humanizing Numbers

    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

    By Kendall Taggart

    2016

  • Humanizing data viz

    Bringing human life out of sets of data just got much easier with this introductory presentation from Katie Park.

    Tags: numbers; people; human

    By Katie Park

    2015

  • Investigating Prisons

    Chang gives three thorough tips on what to remember when investigating prisons: from humanizing the inmates to remembering to analyze the statistics.

    Tags: prison; abuse; inmates; crime; criminal justice

    By Cindy Chang

    2012

  • Humanizing Investigative Stories

    Hua starts the tipsheet with six suggestions about humanizing an investigative story. She then includes an article that she wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle to illustrate her points.

    Tags: humanizing investigative stories; writing technique

    By Vanessa Hua

    2004

  • Campaign Finance Reporting: Humanizing the Story

    Lynn Sweet provides five basic tips to help with campaign finance reporting.

    Tags: fundraisers; donors; candidates; political organizations; campaign finance databases

    By Lynn Sweet

    2001