2015数据可视化精选:35款好用工具,搞定信息图+可视化

数据可视化为新闻媒体提供了生动有效的叙事方式和包装形式,也引领架构故事的思维变革。那么有哪些实用工具可以帮你讲好故事呢?深度君整合全年干货,为你精选35款优质可视化工具,指南+案例随你选。点击文中相应链接,即可查看工具案例和更多细节哦。

数据新闻入门大礼包

想要推开数据新闻之门?数百条技巧、手册、书籍、博客、资源网页,你所需要的入门资讯,都在这里。欢迎转发分享,请勿擅自转载。

每周数据新闻精选(3.27-4.5)

数据新闻炙手可热,不少新闻学院开始将编程加入他们的课程大纲。这是要记者变码农的节奏吗?不要慌,深度君找到一张流程图,一秒钟帮你搞清楚状况。本周数据新闻精选还有无国界医生与埃博拉病毒、Airbnb与柏林房租,以及推荐给数据新闻入门者的免费参考书。

Top Ten #ddj: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links

What’s the data driven journalism (#ddj) crowd tweeting about? Here are the week’s Top Data Journalism Links on Twitter (for January 23-29). If you click on an image, you’ll be redirected to GIJN’s new Pinterest board, where you can find links to the stories.

This week our links include items from the Global Editors Network, Journalism.co.uk, Askmedia.fr (and GIJN’s own data resource page in Spanish. Thanks to Marc Smith of Connected Action for gathering the links and graphing them.

Why We Need To Tell Stories

So you’ve amassed terabytes of data, reams of documents and hours of expert testimony, all backing up your conclusions. What’s the best way to convince people you’re right?

Tell them a story.

Ideally, a compelling, colorful tale weaving in memorable anecdotes and striking details. Printed in a clear, legible font. Oh, and it helps – no kidding – if it rhymes.

At least according to Nobel-prizewinning economist Daniel Kahneman, author of the outstanding Thinking, Fast and Slow, who’s made a career out of understanding – experimentally – how our brains take in information and make decisions. It isn’t always pretty, but it does help explain why storytelling is a centuries-old means of passing on information.