Excel 2: Formulas & sorting

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Sean Mussenden of Phillip Merrill College of Journalism
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 10:15am
  • Location: Salon 3
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

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

  • Sean Mussenden is the data editor for the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, a reporting unit housed at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. He is also a professor of data and computational journalism at the Merrill College. Twitter: @smussenden.

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