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NICAR in TXST Tweets

Have a look at some of the observations that TXST students and faculty made during NICAR. According to Topsy, we made 349 tweets with the #TXSTNICAR hashtag.


  1. Students were exposed to a range of topics, by the pros who are using these tools. Many were items we have covered, but students gained additional insight and approaches.
  2. Scott Klein of ProPublica offered the long view of the history of Data Journalism.
  3. Students got a real sense of the impact of data in storytelling.
  4. And, I even got to bond with other faculty teaching these topics.
  5. Students had a chance to meet and network with young professionals.