Optional Hands-on Scraping for Stories and DocumentCloud

  • Event: 2014 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Sarah Cohen of ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism; Mark Horvit of University of Missouri
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 25 at 9:00am
  • Location: Room 436
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

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Speaker Bios

  • Sarah Cohen is the Knight Chair in Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School at ASU. Previously, she worked as the editor of a data reporting team at The New York Times focused on long-term enterprise and investigative stories, and as a database editor for The Washington Post. Her awards include the Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting, the Goldsmith Prize and the IRE medal. She is a past president of IRE, and served on the board for eight years.

  • Mark Horvit is an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where he teaches investigative reporting, and is director of the school’s State Government Reporting Program. He previously served as executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR). Horvit worked as a reporter and editor for 20 years before joining IRE.

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