Data journalism is all about identifying stories other reporters can't. In this edition of Talking Data, TechTarget editors Ed Burns and Jack Vaughan discuss what it takes to become a data journalist, how new technology is helping to train the next generation of reporters, and their own experiences with data analysis.
There is a shortage of qualified data professionals today in all industries, not just journalism. But massively open online courses are helping curious people expand their knowledge and learn new skills. Some have suggested this may be one way to tackle the shortage of data professionals, including in journalism. Listen to the podcast to find out more about forces impacting data science as a profession and how some of these factors are interacting with journalism today.
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