Data Journalism: We're All News Nerds Now

Speakers

Sarah Cohen

Walter Cronkite School Of Journalism / Arizona State Unversity

Troy Thibodeaux

Associated Press

Data journalism is becoming standard practice. Data literacy is spreading across beats. J-schools are teaching R and Python. Local newsrooms are increasingly interrogating data before reporting. Mainstream outlets are starting to link to relevant data. The fire's been lit. Let’s pour on the gas. This panel of journalism and tech leaders will share lessons and ideas about removing remaining barriers; localizing, sharing, and finding stories in data, and more.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner