Using Information Visualization in the Media

Authors Laura Buijs , Yael de Haan , Gerard Smit
Published in Conference papers
Publication date 2013
Type Lecture


Depicting news graphically is considered an apt way to deal with two challenges of modern journalism: to disclose big data, and present the news attractively, visually, and fast to grasp. Newsrooms try their hand at it and are figuring out how to organize production of information visualizations effectively. This study delves into reported obstacles and challenges for the production of news visualizations and suggests that enhancing the quality of information visualization in news media, asks for a clear view on what information visualization means for the production of news, rather than only stimulating journalist to acquire new skills


  • Yael de Haan | Professor | Quality Journalism in Digital Transition
    Yael de Haan
    • Professor
    • Research groups: Quality Journalism in Digital Transition

Language English
Published in Conference papers