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Friday, November 17 • 14:00 - 15:15
Frontiers in Data Visualization

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While the visual presentation of data has been part of news since its earliest days, it’s in the midst of a renaissance. Building graphics, data visualizations, and complex interactives is quickly becoming a central part of every newsroom’s daily journalism operation. During this session, we'll take a look at examples of data visualizations that are pushing the boundaries of modern visual storytelling, and we’ll learn how to think about presenting data visually, how and why it works, and how to do it the right way.

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

Speakers
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Lena Groeger

Investigative journalist & Developer, ProPublica
Lena Groeger is an investigative journalist and developer at ProPublica, where she makes interactive graphics and writes about design’s real world consequences. She is on the board of the Society for News Design, and has taught classes on design and data visualization at NYU... Read More →
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Jane Pong

Data Visualisation Journalist, Financial Times
Jane Pong is a data visualisation journalist at the Financial Times, where she specialises in data-related information graphics. She designs visualisation tools that help the reader in finding patterns and stories in the data. Jane has previously worked as a graphics editor at... Read More →


Friday November 17, 2017 14:00 - 15:15
Maths Sciences Building - Lab 3 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg

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