Data deep dives

  • Event: 2017 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Robert Lewis of San Francisco Chronicle; Ryan McNeill of Reuters; Tom McGinty of The Wall Street Journal; Jo Craven McGinty of The Wall Street Journal
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 27 at 1:45pm
  • Location: Room 442
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

**Moderated by Jo Craven McGinty, The Wall Street Journal

Speaker Bios

  • Jo Craven McGinty writes The Numbers column for the Wall Street Journal. Previously, she worked for The New York Times and the Washington Post, where she and a team of of reporters won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. She also has reported for Newsday on Long Island and the  Times-News and Herald-Sun in North Carolina.  @mcjomcg

  • Robert Lewis is a reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle. He has also worked for the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley, WNYC, Newsday and the Sacramento Bee. He is the recipient of a George Polk Award, a DuPont Award from Columbia University, back-to-back Sigma Delta Chi public service awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and other awards.

  • Tom McGinty is a leader of the Wall Street Journal's data-journalism group. He was on the team of Journal reporters that won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting, awarded for the paper's "Medicare Unmasked" series, which uncovered waste, fraud and abuse in the vast federal program. He previously was a reporter for the Long Island newspaper Newsday and training director of Investigative Reporters and Editors.

  • Ryan McNeill is the London-based deputy editor of the Reuters data journalism team. Most recently, his work showed how Burkina Faso’s increasing instability is putting thousands of gold mines in reach of jihadists, as well as how billions of dollars of gold are leaving Africa illegally through the United Arab Emirates. He has previously worked for The Dallas Morning News, South Florida Sun-Sentinel and The Oklahoman. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. 

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