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The 8 best practices for data journalists to follow, according to Alex Howard
Data / Interactive / Journalism

The 8 best practices for data journalists to follow, according to Alex Howard

“Data journalism is a trendy thing… But it is not a new thing” – Alex Howard, fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School Yesterday the Columbia Journalism School hosted a day-long talk on: “Quantifying Journalism: Metrics, Data and Composition”, which streamed live on YouTube. In one talk by Alex Howard, he … Continue reading

Data: Teenage pregnancies in England and Wales at lowest level since 1969
Data / Journalism

Data: Teenage pregnancies in England and Wales at lowest level since 1969

Conceptions by under-18s are at the lowest level since 1969, new data released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals. The number of conceptions by under-18s in 2012 stands at 27.9 conceptions per 1,000 women. This means that in total there were 27,834 conceptions by under-18s in 2012. Let’s look at how this compares … Continue reading