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  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Samantha Sunne of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 15 at 4:15pm
  • Location: River Oaks A
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Make your own colorful, interactive data visualizations in an easy way - that is, Google Maps. No need to learn advanced geographic analysis techniques: Google does almost all of it for you. In this session, we will plot points on a map and learn how we can replicate that quickly and easily for our own newsrooms.

Speaker Bios

  • Samantha Sunne is a freelance journalist based in New Orleans, Louisiana. She speaks at conferences, universities and newsrooms around the world, teaching digital tools and tech literacy for journalists. Her work has been published by the Washington Post, NPR and Reuters, and recommended by the Poynter Institute and the Harvard Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. @samanthasunne

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