This book is a theoretical work on data journalism production that drills down the models, narratives, and ethics.
From idea to concept and then to a widespread innovative trend, data journalism has become a new global paradigm, facilitating the transformation to focus on data, convergence, and intelligence. Drawing on various theoretical resources of communication, narratology, ethics, management, literature and art, game studies, and data science, this book explores the cutting-edge issues in current data journalism production. It critically analyzes crucial topics, including the boundary generalization of data journalism, data science methodology, the illusion of choice in interactive narratives, the word-image relationship in data visualization, and pragmatic objectivity and transparency in production ethics.
Provided with a toolbox of classic examples of global data journalism, this book will be of great value to scholars and students of data journalism or new media, data journalists, and journalism professionals interested in the areas.