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Saturday, November 18 • 09:00 - 10:15
Lightning Round: Teaching Data Journalism -- Best Practices

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In this Academic Track lightning round, professors and trainers based in countries around the world will offer ideas on best practices in teaching data journalism standards and techniques. 

Moderators
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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 →

Speakers
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Crina Boros

freelance onderzoeksjournalist en trainer, The centre for investigative journalism (CIJ)
Crina Boros is parttime data-onderzoeksjournalist bij Thomson Reuters Foundation in Londen. Daarnaast werkt ze als freelance onderzoeksjournalist en trainer voor diverse andere organisaties, zoals de BBC, Greenpeace en het Centre for Investigative Journalism. Ze gebruikt data ana... 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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Brant Houston

Professor, University of Illinois
Brant Houston is the Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting at the University of Illinois where he teaches investigative and data journalism and oversees an online newsroom. He previously was executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors, a group of 5,000 members, and before that an award-winning investigative reporter for 17 years. He is co-founder and chair of the Global Investigative Journalism Network and co-author of... Read More →
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Khalid Khattak

Staff Reporter, The News International
Khalid Khattak is a staff reporter at The News International and has been in the profession for 12 years now. In 2015, Khalid founded Data Stories (http://www.datastories.pk/)--Pakistan's first independent data journalism initiative with an aim to promote data journalism, data st... Read More →
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 →
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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 →
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Lailah Ryklief

Digital Storyteller, OpenUp
Lailah Ryklief works in curriculum development and provides training and mentoring through OpenUp's Data Literacy Programme (previously Code for South Africa). Lailah was also a part of OpenUp's Data Journalism Academy where she previously held the title of Newsroom Developer. Wi... Read More →
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Margot Williams

Research Editor, The Intercept
Margot Williams is an investigative researcher at The Intercept, previously at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), NPR, The New York Times and the Washington Post. She has pursued jihadists online and detainees who died in U.S. immigration detentio... Read More →


2 dag pptx
4 lehren pptx
9 boros pptx

Saturday November 18, 2017 09:00 - 10:15
Wits Science Stadium - 2nd Floor, Room 205 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg

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