Math Tools for Journalists: Chapters 9-12

By Christina Elias Chapter 9: Directional Measurements Directional measurements like time, rate and distance are important additions to any news article because they context for the events being reported on and the relationship between different places or people. It's important to be able to do these simple calculations because many times, people will give reporters … Continue reading Math Tools for Journalists: Chapters 9-12

Math Tools for Journalists: Chapters 1-4

By Christina Elias Chapter 1: The Language of Numbers Journalists don't typically consider math a part of their job description, but numbers play an important role in storytelling. Numbers can show problems or progress in ways that words can fail. Because of their importance, all journalists should have a basic understanding of how to use … Continue reading Math Tools for Journalists: Chapters 1-4