This three-hour workshop will get you building data visualisations.

We will run through the most common data visualisation tools. You’ll learn how to create graphs with Datawrapper, interactive timelines with TimelineJS, interactive maps with Google Fusion Tables, and how to do some low level crowdsourcing with Google Forms and other tools.

By the end of the course
  • You will have tips on best practice
  • Experience in building visualisations
  • Know how to make news apps fast using templates
  • Know how to react to news with data visualisations
  • You’ll have insight on how Finland's Helsingin Sanomat produces news apps and can start building them for your newsroom

You will need to bring

  • A laptop
This course can also be booked alongside our digital journalism conference news:rewired as part of our news:rewired PLUS option.


About Esa Mäkinen

Esa Makinen Esa Mäkinen is news editor of data journalism at Helsingin Sanomat.