Modern society has witnessed the advent of an age of data superabundance, writes Eddy Borges-Rey. The newly published study looks at how data journalism operates within the news cycle of professional newsrooms in the United Kingdom.
It also examines the innovations data journalism brings to storytelling, newsgathering, and the dissemination of news. Lastly, the article contributes to current debates on data power, and the materiality and professional practice of data journalism.
According to the scholar journalism practice in the United Kingdom has diversified into three forms of data journalism: brief, investigative and gamified.