Excel 2: Using formulas for stories (repeat)

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Aimee Edmondson of Ohio University
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Jun. 17 at 10:15am
  • Location: Coral C
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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: Anyone who is comfortable navigating Excel.

Speaker Bios

  • Edmondson is an associate professor in the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University where she teaches data journalism, media law and the History of American Journalism. She works to bridge the gap between professional journalists and academics. She also trains journalists in data journalism, most recently working in East Africa, Central Asia, China and India. @ProfEdmondson

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