2015/11/05

A vaccine against that anti-data journalism brain

Data Driven Journalism :: “Journalism is one of the few professions that not only tolerates general innumeracy, but celebrates it,” said Aron Pilhofer in a response to recent research. “I still hear journalists who are proud of it, even celebrating that they can’t do math, even though programming is about logic.” Meanwhile, numeracy is rarely or barely included as essential skills in journalism training and education.

Read An Nguyen, datadrivenjournalism.net

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