Journalism Broadcast project DDR Online moved to top 5 in the International Data Journalism Awards

The list has become even shorter! DDR (Digitally Dependent Relationships -Gen Y Online) is now top 5 in their category (best data story on a single topic). Vote now and spread the word to others! Check out our previous blog on DDR Online For more on the process and success of this project see Nicole’s blog – Redefining Journalism Blog

DDR (Digitally Dependent Relationships) project nominated for an award at the International Data Journalism Awards

  Digitally Dependent Relationships -Gen Y Online, a project guided by Cheryl Vallender and Nicole Blanchett Neheli in Online News Production class, has been shortlisted for the International Data Journalism Awards. In their category (best data story on a single topic), they are going head to head with such august news organizations as Mother Jones and the New York Times. Here are some comments on the collaboration within the class and the concept behind their stellar outcome: “As a team, it was our main goal to produce something that we could make visually appealing as well as interesting and entertaining. The two pitches that were chosen were “social media” and “relationships.” We combined the two ideas in the most effective way to target Sheridan’s audience, which is where the generation y came in. The project came together so successfully because each person was working to their strength. We weren’t just working… Read More