8 ways to use data to tell a compelling story



This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.

The increased use of data in journalism has paralleled the overall rise of big data. Today's strongest stories use real data that can enhance, corroborate or even challenge facts. In Newhouse’s [email protected] program, we are exploring this very topic.

Based on some of the key takeaways from our data-driven journalism course, we’ve compiled best practices for making the most of your data.

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