Presenting public information online

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Andrew Chavez, director of digital media at the TCU Schieffer School of Journalism, showcases tools that can be used by reporters to display documents and data on the Web.


<ul><li> 1. Andrew ChavezAssociate Director, Texas Center for Community JournalismDirector of Digital Media, TCU Schieffer School of Journalism<br />Displaying Public Information<br /></li></ul> <p> 2. Sharing Documents<br />For large document sets, documents that need notations:Document Cloud:<br />For spreadsheets, PDFs and PowerPoint documents:Google Docs:<br /> 3. Cleaning Data<br />For large data sets:Google Refine:<br /> 4. Charts<br />For small data sets:Google Docs:<br />Powerful, but often hard to use:Google ChartTool:<br />For large data sets:Google Fusion Tables:<br /> 5. Easy Mapping<br />Super easy, not so powerful:Google Map Builder: &gt; My Maps<br />Not-so-easy but<br />For large data sets:Google Fusion Tables:<br /> 6. Fun with Words<br />Word<br />Everything else:IBM Many Eyes: Just Google it<br /> 7. Contact me<br />Email A.CHAVEZ@TCU.EDU<br />Phone 817.257.4647<br />Twitter @ADCHAVEZ<br />Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/ANDREW.CHAVEZ<br />LinkedIn LINKEDIN.COM/IN/ANDREWCHAVEZ<br /></p>