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Saturday, October 10 • 10:30 - 11:30
Data Track: Viz for Journalists

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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 cover the basics of how to visually tell a clear, honest, and compelling journalistic story with data. We’ll learn how to think about presenting data visually, how and why it works, and how to do it the right way. 

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Megan Luther

Training director, Investigative Reporters and Editors
Megan Luther joined IRE as training director in February 2012. Megan has worked in radio, TV and most recently, newspapers. Before she joined IRE, Megan was a government reporter for the Argus Leader in South Dakota and a computer-assisted reporting specialist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Previously, she worked at IRE and NICAR in the Database Library while completing her master's degree at the University of Missouri... Read More →

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Lena Groeger

News application developer, ProPublica
Lena Groeger is a news applications developer at ProPublica, where she makes interactive graphics and data visualizations. She also teaches data visualization and design at The New School and CUNY. Before joining ProPublica in 2011, Groeger covered health and science at Scientific American and Wired magazine. She is particularly excited about the intersection of cognitive science and design, as well as creating graphics and apps in the public... Read More →

Saturday October 10, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
Weidemann 5 (Presentations/Panels)

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