This post is for people who are curious about data journalism and data visualisation. Since my last year of university (2011), I have been interested in infographics, data and visualisations. However, for the last six months, I have been trying to discover professionals and communities in this field.
I am a Twitter fan and my first step was to create a list called Data Journalism. On that list, I curated some users that, from my point of view, have to be followed by everyone who is interested in this area:
I have also tried several hashtags in order to follow other people, see their work and reach those communities. From all, I have picked up five that I find useful and active:
Mainly used for students who are taking Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization, an online course conducted by Alberto Cairo, to share good and bad visualisations examples:
Data Driven Journalism hashtag used for journalists and students to post about data journalism:
Depending on your language and grammar:
This hashtag may not only be for data journalists, but they absolutely use open data to produce their stories:
Do you have any other examples? Let me know in the comments