Hidden gems in international data (Sponsored by Knight Foundation)

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: John Bones of SKUP Norway
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Jun. 17 at 10:15am
  • Location: Crystal AB
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Whether you work in the United States or abroad, international data may bolster your stories, reveal hidden connections and inspire new leads. In this session, you'll learn about proven winners from journalists who've mined international data sets for watchdog and enterprise stories.

Speaker Bios

  • John Bones is Managing Director at SKUP, the Norwegian Foundation for Investigative Reporting. He is one of the Nordic data journalism pioneers, and he has been a journalist and editor at VG, the most read daily newspaper in Norway. Has education in history, statistics, nordic languages and french, and realized trainings in Norway,  Denmark, Latvia, Nepal, at VVOJ, at Dataharvest, NICAR, IRE and GIJ Conferences. 

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