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Friday, November 17 • 09:00 - 10:15
Data Journalism in Small Newsrooms

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Trying to do data-oriented stories while meetings the demands of working in a small newsroom can seem overwhelming.  This session will discuss how to meet the challenges journalists in small newsrooms often confront while trying to do this kind of work.  Delivered by journalists from Ghana, Turkey and the United States, the presentations will offer strategies for how to conceive and executive data-driven stories and give specific examples of these projects produced in small newsrooms.

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

Moderators
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Denise Malan

Training Director, Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE)
Denise Malan joined IRE as a training director in August 2016. Previously, she worked at the Institute for Nonprofit News in a joint position with IRE for three years. She spent the first two years helping nonprofit news organizations around the country collaborate on data projec... Read More →

Speakers
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Nana Boakye-Yiadom

Founder, iJourno Africa
Nana Boakye-Yiadom from Ghana has about 10 years experience in journalism. As Deputy Director of News Programming with Citi 97.3 FM, he directly supervises a news force made up of 45 journalists in Greater-Accra and the 9 other regions. Boakye-Yiadom is the founder of IJourno Africa, a... Read More →
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Pınar Dağ

Data Journalism Lecturer /Founder/ President, Data Journalism Platform -Turkey
Data Journalism Lecturer @khasedutr. Founder of Data Journalism Turkey Platform (@dagmedyaveri ) & small data journalism news site Dağ Medya (@Dagmedyanet). She is also president of Open Data and Data Journalism Association in İstanbul,Turkey. You can talk with her about data journalism education, data collection, data scraping & ethics, data cleaning& ethics, open data, data analysis, data visualization, data storytelling and daily data journalism workshops, open data and open data trainings. | | Here you can get her sessions's presentations: | | Basics of Web Scraping -Is web scraping an ethical practice? https://goo.gl/UWtT45 | | Lightning Round:Teaching Data Journalism--BestPractices | https://goo.gl/4g7QTa | | Data Journalism in Small Newsrooms | https://goo.gl/mUcLPa | | | Twitter... Read More →
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Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein is an investigative journalist, author and assistant professor at Grand Valley State University. His work has been published in The New Yorker and the Center for Public Integrity, among many outlets, and has earned national and international recognition from... Read More →
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Denise Malan

Training Director, Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE)
Denise Malan joined IRE as a training director in August 2016. Previously, she worked at the Institute for Nonprofit News in a joint position with IRE for three years. She spent the first two years helping nonprofit news organizations around the country collaborate on data projec... Read More →


Friday November 17, 2017 09:00 - 10:15
Maths Sciences Building - Lab 2 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,

Attendees (102)