Excel 2: Formulas & sorting

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Lindsey Cook of The New York Times
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 10:15am
  • Location: River Oaks B
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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

  • Lindsey Cook is an editor for digital storytelling and training at The New York Times, where she leads data trainings for reporters and editors. Before joining NYT, she was the data editor at U.S. News & World Report. 

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