In her interview with Pat O’Mahony for his podcast OffMessage, Elina Makri talked about the so-called “black boxes” of data journalism – the parts of the data journalists don’t know the context of and have no control over. […]
Category: Data Journalism
Data Journalism is investigating the integration of data journalism into newsroom practices and the implications for the socio-political roles of journalism.
How to make your data storytelling more impactful? A best practice guideline by Emilia Kalliri
Emilia Kalliri’s research is focused on the role of visualisation in data journalism and the link between data visualisation and psychology. The impact of colour and visual perception on cognitive functions such as memory and attention is a key part of her research. She developed a best practice guideline aimed at helping data journalists and […]
Why (my) research matters: Elina Makri.
Our researchers try to answer the hardest question that plagues a researcher: why their work matters. And mostly, why you should care about it. Today, we look at the work of Elina Makri. […]
Data journalism in favela
A look at the new publication “Data journalism in favela: Made by, for, and about forgotten and marginalized communities” by ESRs Mathias Felipe de Lima Santos & Lucia Mesquita. […]
What cognitive science can tell us about irrationality and bias
Jolt researcher Elina Makri (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) has published an article on RTÉ Brainstorm about “What makes people act irrationally?” Elina interviewed cognitive scientists to understand how irrationality and bias influence the way we perceive the world. […]
Do you want to join our dynamic research team?
The JOLT Action has an exciting opportunities for two junior researchers (Early Stage Researchers) to join the JOLT action at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki! The Media Informatics Lab, School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) is offering two research associate position (equivalent to Early Stage Researcher career stage) to develop […]