Digging deeper with data and documents

  • Event: 2017 Louisville Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Angilee Shah of Public Radio International; Topher Sanders of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 22 at 10:15am
  • Location: 16th Floor Gallery Ballroom
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Move beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents. Advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

Speaker Bios

  • Topher Sanders covers race, inequality and the justice system for ProPublica. @ReporterTopher

  • Angilee Shah is a senior editor for Global Nation, PRI's coverage of immigration in the US. She has reported from across Asia and on diverse cultures across the US, from Southern California to Minneapolis, where she currently based. She has been a fellow of the Institute for Justice and Journalism, the Journalism and Women Symposium and Illinois Humanities. @angshah

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  • Digging deeper with data and documents
    Move beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents. This tipsheet contains advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.