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Thursday, November 16 • 14:00 - 15:15
Basics of Mapping

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Mapping for stories is an integral part of reporting now.  Come learn from two of the best journalists in mapping how to use desktop mapping software to learn the basics on how to analyze data geographically.

Note: Data Labs have 38 seats with computers. These workshops may reach capacity quickly, so we recommend you arrive early. 

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer LaFleur

Jennifer LaFleur

Data editor, The Investigative Reporting Workshop
Jennifer LaFleur is data editor at The Investigative Reporting Workshop. Previously, she was a senior editor at Reveal and director of computer-assisted reporting at ProPublica. She has held similar roles at The Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She was the first training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors. She has won awards for her coverage of disability, legal and open government issues. Twitter... Read More →
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Andrew Lehren

Reporter, New York Times
Andy Lehren is an NBC News investigative reporter who specializes in data journalism. He previously worked as an investigative reporter for the NY Times, where he mined the Snowden files; probed Wikileaks diplomatic cables, including for the best-selling book “Open Secrets”, and contributed to a Pulitzer-winning examination of substandard Chinese chemicals tainting pharmaceuticals. He has uncovered pension abuses that led to arrests, documented substandard care at military hospitals that led to reforms. Honors include a Polk, Peabody, and three Investigative Reporters... Read More →



Thursday November 16, 2017 14:00 - 15:15
Maths Sciences Building - Lab 2 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,

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