Data for breaking news

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: John Keefe of Quartz; Stephen Stock of NBC Bay Area
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 11:30am
  • Location: Colorado E
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

What will you do the next time a plane crashes, the big storm hits or a politician gets caught in a scandal? We'll show you how you can prepare for the next big story using dashboards, searchable databases and more. We’ll also help you cover daily, general and everyday news by building your toolbox so you can use these techniques any time.

This session is good for: Anyone.

Read a recap of this session on the CAR Conference blog

Speaker Bios

  • John Keefe is the investigations editor at Quartz. He also teaches classes on investigative reporting, product prototyping, and machine learning at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Before joining Quartz, he was Senior Editor for Data News at public radio station WNYC. Keefe blogs at johnkeefe.net and tweets as @jkeefe.

  • Hard to believe but more than 35 years ago Stephen began as a GA reporter in Roanoke, VA. Since then he’s covered everything from shuttle launches to hurricanes, presidents to popes. Now a founding member of NBC Bay Area’s 17-member Investigative Unit, he’s won everything from a Peabody, to a duPont, a national SPJ, 3 Murrow & 6 AP awards, 17 regional Emmys and a national Emmy nomination. He's taught at IRE for a decade. His work has changed laws & lives. @stephenstocktv

Related Tipsheets

  • Data for breaking news - slideshow
    What will you do the next time a plane crashes, the big storm hits or a politician gets caught in a scandal? We'll show you how you can prepare for the next big story using dashboards, searchable databases and more. We’ll also help you cover daily, general and everyday news by building your toolbox so you can use these techniques any time.

  • Data for breaking news - tipsheets
    What will you do the next time a plane crashes, the big storm hits or a politician gets caught in a scandal? We'll show you how you can prepare for the next big story using dashboards, searchable databases and more. We’ll also help you cover daily, general and everyday news by building your toolbox so you can use these techniques any time.