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Friday, April 17 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Data Mining A to Z: How to Develop Data-Driven Stories

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How do you find the larger story hidden in a mass of data? From census data to twitter streams to campaign finance records, there are tons of data sources journalists can mine to find compelling, impactful stories. Learn more about where the data you want may be hiding and how to wrangle it into submission from two of the nation's top data journalists. Participants need to bring a fully charged laptop and download a copy of Libre Office to use during the session. Download a free copy here: http://www.libreoffice.org/

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avatar for Jennifer LaFleur

Jennifer LaFleur

Senior Editor, Data Journalism, Center for Investigative Reporting
Jennifer LaFleur is senior editor for data journalism at The Center for Investigative Reporting. She was previously ProPublica's director of computer-assisted reporting (CAR). She was also the CAR editor starting in 2003 for The Dallas Morning News, where she worked on the investigative team. She has directed CAR at the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and was IRE’s first training director. She has won awards for her... Read More →
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Serdar Tumgoren

Data Journalist, Associated Press
Serdar Tumgoren, is a data journalist at the Associated Press, where he works on newsroom tools and data projects. He previously worked at The Washington Post and Congressional Quarterly, where he focused on political and election-related data and Web applications. Prior to becoming a full-time data geek, he worked as a local government reporter in Connecticut, California and New Jersey. He lives with his wife and son in San Francisco. Twitter... Read More →


Friday April 17, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Impact Hub 901 Mission Street Suite 105 San Francisco, CA 94103

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