Using formulas in Excel

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Juan Lyon of ----0000 Institution Not Present 0000----
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Denver VI
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Much of Excel's power comes in the form of formulas. In this class you'll learn how to use them to analyze data with the eye of a journalist. Yes, math will be involved, but it's totally worth it! This class will show you how calculations like change, percent change, rates and ratios can beef up your reporting.

This session is good for: Data beginners.

Speaker Bios

  • Juan Lyon is a journalist working on data and investigation projects in Chile. He also advises on security and digital privacy and gives workshops of data journalism with the Chilean Journalists' Network. He was part of the investigation and fact checking team of El Mercurio newspaper. Now is Digital Content Editor at El Líbero ( @jjlyonn

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