Source:Stephen Jefferson, Joe Yerardi, Victor Hernandez - 3189Stephen Jefferson, Joe Yerardi, Victor Hernandez
Affiliation:Bloom; Center for Public Integrity; BanjoBloom; Center for Public Integrity; Banjo
This diverse panel of experts will explore how the realm of big data, particularly geographic data, poses opportunities and challenges for today’s newsrooms. Are newsrooms and journalists ready for the growth of geographic and location-based data that will impact how news can be told and received? This panel will answer this question by addressing the nuances of coding geographic and location-based data for a variety of contexts from app and CMS development to story presentation; the challenges in analyzing big datasets that are geographic or location-based in nature; and the overall geodata mindset needed in journalism today. Attendees will also come away with a handout of tips and techniques related to working in this geo-context.