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Journalism, Broadcasting and Public Relations

Support for the development of research skills as students learn to create the media that impacts our politics, economy, and culture.

Data Journalism Websites

Data Journalism Academy:  What is Data Journalism

Created by data journalist MaryJo Webster, contains materials that she uses to teach basic data journalism concepts to reporters, and occasionally editors. 



Free, open source online reference book on data journalism; initiative of the European Journalism Centre and the Open Knowledge Foundation.  There's a mix of videos, exercises, tipsheets and reading materials to introduce you to both how to work with data, but also some of the bigger concepts you need to learn.


Global Investigative Journalism Network:  Data Journalism

A list of resources that include textbooks, organizations, training tutorials & videos on a range of topics including data journalism, data analysis, data visualization, as well as recommended books on statistics, blogs, and conferences.

GIJN: Honoring the Best in Data Journalism:  Winners of the 2023 Sigma Awards


Data Journalism Tools: MIT Knight Science Journalism

A collection of resources and tools for finding, analyzing, and presenting data." Includes Data Journalism 101, Training & Tutorials, Conferences, Databases. Data Journalism Toolkit, Further Reading


Databases: MIT Knight Science Journalism

Most great data journalism is the result of insights unearthed from the vast troves of government and other public data that are freely available online. Here, we’ve compiled a selection of some of the most useful and fascinating databases that are available today.

Pulitzer Prize Winner: Breaking News Photography

New Orleans, LA -- Kimi Seymour, 27, took a break from pushing her few remaining possessions along Interstate 10.

Thompson, I. (2005). [Photograph]. The Pulitzer Prizes.