Data Driven-Journalism: The Future

Data-driven journalism has long been touted as the saviour of modern media. While publications such as The Guardian and The Washington Post have experimented in the field with outstanding success over the past four years, Irish media are only now grappling with the concept of visualisations and narratives spun by datasets.

Now that the industry has established when and how we consume news, my presentation will examine what the future holds for data-journalism. From crowdsourcing to collaboration, the next web to wearable tech – the advancement of data-journalism is set to remould how we read, who we read and what we learn.

Robbie Byrne