How Data Viz Enhances the News

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Posted by Ben Joneson February 27, 2014

Continuing the Data Journalism Month theme, the Tableau Public team is at NICAR in Baltimore. We'll be training journalists and helping them with their visualizations (and maybe even demoing Tableau on....a Mac!).

You may be curious to know, why would a journalist be interested in using a BI software program? Well, Tableau isn't only for analysts in businesses. Here's what someone working in a newsroom can get out of it:

What are your thoughts? Do you see any other benefits to telling news stories in this way? Leave a comment, we'd love to hear your thoughts.