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Alberto Cairo receives Majeri Award for Graphics Journalism

CCS Vizualization program director Alberto Cairo has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Majeri Award for Graphics Journalism from Ball State University’s Department of Journalism. The Majeri Award is named after Tony Majeri, a longtime Chicago Tribune editor known for his creativity and innovation in information design. Majeri was a founding member of the Society for News Design (SND), and a member for four Pulitzer...

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Data Intersections blended Statistics, Science, Journalism, & Humanities

On March 2nd, 2018, the University of Miami hosted the first Data Intersections symposium. The goal of Data Intersections is to enable a conversation between professionals and scholars from domains that have been deeply transformed by the increasing availability of data and the digital tools used to manipulate it, such as data science, statistics, data journalism, the physical and biological sciences, and the digital humanities. The...

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“We are the data.” VizUM 2017 examines the impact of creative visualization

On Thursday, November 16, the University of Miami hosted the 4th VizUM 2017, an annual creative visualization symposium. In celebration of visual representation, the Symposium explored the relationship between art, science, and data through two guest speakers, Angus Forbes and Giorgia Lupi.   Angus Forbes, an assistant professor in the Computational Media Department at University of California, Santa Cruz, and director of UCSC...

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Google is Putting its Massive Amount of Health and Disease Data to Use

Consumers flock to Google to learn about health conditions like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. In recent years, the search engine has been looking for ways to put its growing volume of health data to use. Google's News Lab, which is designed to help journalists and researchers use Google tools for storytelling and understanding data, introduced a new tool this week specifically focused on health care and disease. On the...

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What Happens When Google Turns Artists Loose On Its Search Data

Google News Lab is inviting artists and designers to dig into its massive trove of data about what the world Googles.  Data journalists work at the crossroads of reportage and visual creativity. They tell stories by shaping information like journalists do, but they communicate through visceral and compelling visuals. The same can be said of data artists, who emphasize the illustrative qualities of visualization over facts and...

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