Learn from my fail: Data always sucks edition

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Kristin Hussey of independent journalist; Matt Wynn of USA TODAY Network
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Del Mar
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Gather round, friends, and we'll tell some personal stories of otherwise good reporting that failed because we lost sight of a cardinal truth: Data always sucks.

Speaker Bios

  • Kristin Hussey is a Connecticut-based freelance reporter. Since 2007, Kristin has reported on corruption, philanthropy, guns, politics, poverty, pizza and prom dresses for The New York Times. B.C., Kristin was a staff writer for WSJ.com, The Capital in Annapolis, Md., and The News in Boca Raton, Fla. @kristinhussey1

  • Matt Wynn is data reporter on USA Today's investigative team. His work has looked at copycat legislation, police and doctors who escape discipline and the medicalization of previously benign inconveniences. He is the former director of enterprise and investigations at Medpage Today and previously worked at the Omaha World-Herald.

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