The Data Show: Guided Tours in Data Reporting

A map designed by NPR to show damage from the tornados in Oklahoma in 2013. See the interactive map here.

A map designed by NPR to show damage from the tornados in Oklahoma in 2013. See the interactive map here.

Charts, maps, games, spreadsheets and other data-focused features are becoming new essentials in online journalism, and are often the most popular and memorable pieces of stories.

Interactively learn from data journalism experts how to collect, analyze and present data in your next story or reporting project. They’ll each show a data journalism project and guide attendees through the tools and steps needed to accomplish a similar result. Audience members will leave with concrete skills and new tools to use on data journalism projects.

Who:
Danielle Cervantes, former data journalist at U-T San Diego and Point Loma Nazarene journalism instructor
Eric Busboom, founder of San Diego Regional Data Library

When: Thursday, Sept. 25 6-8 pm.
Reception at 6 pm, discussion begins at 6:30 pm
Beer will be provided thanks to Karl Strauss Brewing Company!

Where: World Resources SimCenter
1088 3rd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

RSVP: You must RSVP to the event so we can communicate with you about what to bring. Do that here: http://bit.ly/DataShowRSVP

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