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Monday, October 29 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kickstarting a data journalism project

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You finally have that spreadsheet or database that you've long sought. Now what? How do you turn globs of data into an investigation that people will want to read. 
This session will take you through the process of acquiring the data you want to interviewing and fact-checking the information to writing the final product. The panel will offer best practices for doing data projects, highlight good investigations using data as well as ones that didn't quite pull it off.

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Ron Nixon

Homeland Security Correspondent, New York Times, USA
Ron Nixon is The New York Times’s homeland security correspondent. He is based in the Washington bureau, where he covers border and aviation security, immigration, cybercrime and cyber security, and violent extremism. Mr. Nixon is a Marine Corps infantry veteran who saw combat... Read More →

Monday October 29, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm SAST
Lab 1 Maths Building