The Art And Science Of Data-Driven Storytelling #SXSW

Liz Lukas and Ben Casselman at SXSW Interactive 2015 explore how harnessing data and data scientists turn out groundbreaking news stories

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Data is empowering news rooms, data is also setting a new world order for everyone from designers, to developers, to brands, to advertisers and publishers. But data in itself makes no sense, gaining insights and converting data in its many forms into an engaging story isn’t always as easy as it may seem.

Liz Lukas, CEO North America of Decoded – the global company giving professionals a high-level understanding of data, code and more – and Ben Casselman, Chief economics writer for Fivethirtyeight explore how harnessing data and data scientists turn out groundbreaking news stories.

Here is what happened in the hour long discussion – “The Art and Science of Data-Driven Storytelling” at the second day of SXSW Interactive in Content and Distribution segment.

Insights from Elizabeth Lukas, CEO North America, Decoded

Insights from Ben Casselman, Chief economics writer for Fivethirtyeight

The packed session was well liked by the audience

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