NEWS board

Data driven journalism workshop

Scitech Report

23 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Data driven journalism workshop

Media professionals have to utilize the technological tools for reviewing primary data before use in news contents, experts opined.

They also introduced modern graphic tools, excel documentation and use of satellite image while addressing a workshop on data driven journalism in Dhaka recently, according to a statement.

Internet Society (ISOC) Bangladesh chapter organized a training workshop in collaboration with HiFi aiming towards training the journalist on the recent trends of Data analysis, data sourcing and data visualization.

Data journalism practitioners Zyma Islam and Shaer Reaz conducted the workshop the various aspects of data driven journalism. ISOC Trustees Jahangir Hossain, Rahman Khan John  and Rabiul Alam were guests at inauguration while ISOC Bangladesh President Prof Hafiz Mohammad Hasan Babu and HiFi Digital’s Chief Executive Shafkat Alam made the closing of the daylong workshop.