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Friday, October 9 • 17:30 - 18:30
Data Track: Design Principles for News Apps

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While the tools and techniques to present large datasets in a visual way may differ from project to project, the basic design principles stay pretty much the same whether you're creating a poster or a news application. During this session, we'll cover the fundamentals of good presentation, layout, and design, looking at lots of examples (both good and bad). By the end you'll be able to explain why these principles work and see how other designers, especially news designers, use them. Once you recognize the concepts, you’ll become more conscious of when and how to use them in your own projects.


Moderators
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Jodi Upton

Senior database editor, USA Today
Jodi Upton is a Knight Chair in Data and Explanatory Journalism Professor at the Newhouse School. Before that she was a senior database editor at USA Today. She and her team worked on data-driven coverage of topics including veterans' administration hospitals, new economy jobs, mass killings and college football coaches' salaries. Upton and her team won numerous awards, including Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Philip Meyer Awards, Associated Press Sports Editors Awards, a World Media Summit Innovation Award, Best of USA Today Awards and the Iris Molotsky Award for Excellence in Coverage of Higher Education. Upton was previously an investigative/data reporter for The Detroit News, and worked as a freelancer for Agence France-Presse and other publications. She is a regular speaker with IRE... Read More →

Speakers
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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 Scientifi... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 17:30 - 18:30
Weidemann 4 (Data Hands-On)

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