Survey on data journalism in Pakistan


This survey has been developed in collaboration with JournalismPakistan.

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  1. Its a good effort to teach the professional how to use modern and basic available free tools for data journalism as a image can explain 1000 words more effectively and save the space and time.

  2. In my opinion, data journalism can prove to be a good tool and can help one excel in this profession. Training workshops on data journalism are required to help working journalists polish their skills and expertise.

  3. No, I never used spreadsheet to do basic data analysis for stories. Yes, acquiring official data for stories is a challenge which I have witnessed myself. And, of course its a challenge of all of journalists here in Pakistan.
    Yes, I do use data for investigative stories.
    Sorry, I am not aware of date visualization tools.

    • Dear Mudassir,

      This is an effort to understand data journalism landscape in Pakistan. I’m trying to build this blog a free resource on data journalism, data literacy and data storytelling for journalists. If you are based in Pakistan, please take this survey. It will not take more than a minute or two 🙂

  4. Data journalism is a modern and emerging side of journalism yet not properly being practiced in Pakistan. Training of data is the need of the time, it must be imparted to journalists at war footings.