Data Journalism

Module code: JO3004

In this module, you’ll explore the phenomenon of data journalism. You’ll look at the history and development of data journalism, evaluate its place in today’s media landscape and predict its possible future role.

Topics covered

  • The concept of data journalism
  • The development and evolution of data journalism
  • Big data
  • Controversies around big data and data journalism
  • The future: Global media corporations and data capitalism

Learning

  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 22 hours of practical work
  • 126 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Report, 3,000 words (100%)