Lordy, I hope there's data

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Charles Minshew of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Jun. 25 at 11:30am
  • Location: Grand Sonoran B-D
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

U.S. agencies collect and hold data that helps us understand actions by the government, see trends throughout the country and provide important context to our reporting. We’ll discuss IRE’s efforts to save federal data and best practices for how you can save data on your own.

Speaker Bios

  • Charles Minshew is the Director of Data Services for IRE and NICAR. He leads the Database Library, helps members with data analysis and is a trainer. An award-winning data journalist, he previously worked at the Orlando Sentinel and was a on the Denver Post team that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. A 2013 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Georgia Southern University, Charles is a native of Rochelle, Ga.

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