Journalism in the Age of Data: a video report on data visualization as a storytelling medium by Geoff McGhee definitely is a must watch.
Journalists are coping with the rising information flood by borrowing data visualization techniques from computer scientists, researchers and artists. Some newsrooms are already beginning to retool their staffs and systems to prepare for a future in which data becomes a medium. But how do we communicate with data, how can traditional narratives be fused with sophisticated, interactive information displays?
Watch the full annotated version for bios, links, and references (recommended), or the embedded video right here: