(Read part 1 here and part 2 here)
The third student to catch the data journalism bug was Andy Brightwell. Through his earlier reporting on swimming pool facilities in Birmingham, Andy had developed an interest in the issue, and wanted to use data journalism techniques to dig further.
The result was a standalone site – Where Can We Swim? – which documented exactly how he did that digging, and presented the results.
He also blogged about the results for social media firm Podnosh, where he has been working.