Understand how media can use data to inform citizens about their government, their communities and the world
The more "Big Data" is created, the more vital it is for journalists and media to have access to this data AND know how to understand and translate it.
LESSONS LEARNED FROM THESE CASE STUDIES INCLUDE:
Students who complete some or all of these lesson plans will have worked through the following points:
- The public’s freedom of access to data for personal use or re-publication
- Journalists’ struggle to maintain the freedom of the press in a digital world.