Introducing the L.A. Times Map Maker: Make maps faster

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Jon Schleuss of The NewsGuild
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 9:00am
  • Location: Clark
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The Los Angeles Times' Map Maker was created and released to help journalists make locator and other maps faster. Whether it's a quick web locator map or a more detailed map of, say, all the rides at Disneyland, the Map Maker allows you to download both images and vector files to create better maps faster. Jon Schleuss from the Times will demo how to install, use and customize Map Maker for your newsroom.

Speaker Bios

  • Jon is a data and graphics reporter at the Los Angeles Times. He's built several stories around housing data: for elections, disasters and analysis of building permits. He's also a programmer and looks for new ways to tell those stories. Jon teaches the basics of web design and data analysis at the University of Southern California. @gaufre

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