Facts Are Sacred

Facts Are Sacred

by Simon Rogers
     
 

“Comment is free,” wrote Guardian editor CP Scott in 1921, “but facts are sacred”. Ninety years later, publishing those sacred facts has become a new type of journalism in itself: data journalism. And it’s rapidly becoming part of the establishment. Facts Are Sacred show how the Guardian Datablog does it. It reveals how data has…  See more details below

Overview

“Comment is free,” wrote Guardian editor CP Scott in 1921, “but facts are sacred”. Ninety years later, publishing those sacred facts has become a new type of journalism in itself: data journalism. And it’s rapidly becoming part of the establishment. Facts Are Sacred show how the Guardian Datablog does it. It reveals how data has changed our world and what it tells us. It’s a manifesto for a new way of seeing things. And it shows how not only is data journalism changing in itself, it's changing journalism too. And the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780852652916
Publisher:
Guardian Books
Publication date:
02/12/2011
Series:
Guardian Shorts
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
803,845
File size:
936 KB

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