Restaurant inspection reports an opportunity for data journalism

It’s been a while since the last update on this blog that had anything to do with what I’m working on at the BDC, so here’s the big update. Business Journal editor Jason Bacaj, in this month’s issue [(pageflip-style)](http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/app/special_sections/business_journal_052813/), [analyzed restaurant inspection forms](http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/business/article_5f6b94a6-c7ad-11e2-a60e-0019bb2963f4.html) for the past year and a half from the Gallatin City-County Health… Continue reading Restaurant inspection reports an opportunity for data journalism

Looking for data-driven journalism story ideas

There is a school of thought out there in journalism-land right now that says the future of journalism (and newspapers) lies in data. The rationale goes something like this: Our digital world produces mountains of raw data every year, far more data than any human being can possibly hope to make sense of. Much of… Continue reading Looking for data-driven journalism story ideas