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IRE24 Master class: Backstopping the data-driven investigation - pre-registered attendees only

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Saturday, June 22, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Cost: $40

Instructor: Maud Beelman, ASU/Howard Center for Investigative Reporting; Jennifer LaFleur, UC Berkeley

Description: Managing a data project presents challenges for any journalist. No matter your comfort level with data, this half-day workshop will give you the foundation you need to help make sure you or your reporters aren’t running with scissors or spinning wheels on data projects. Veteran editors Maud Beelman and Jennifer LaFleur will guide you through the ins and outs of data journalism from an editor’s point of view, including:

- How to help journalists find focus for their data stories
- How to structure and write data-driven investigations
- Verifying analyses and bulletproofing data stories and apps
- Using data to find human sources and characters for stories
- Planning the best data workflows for your newsroom

No data experience is necessary for this workshop. Everyone is welcome!

Preregistration is required and seating is limited. 

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