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Saturday, October 10 • 10:30 - 11:30
Data Track: Trust Your Data? Learn How To Evaluate It!

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Never before have journalists had so much access to information to investigate. The rise in the volume and speed of data production might be overwhelming for many journalists, many of whom are not used to using large amounts of data for research and storytelling. But the urgency and eagerness to make use of data, and the technology available to process it, should not distract us from our underlying quest for accuracy. This session will show you how to fully capture the value of data and to evaluate its quality.

This sessions is a one of three sessions about Verification Handbook, supported by the European Journalism Centre (EJC).

Moderators
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Rina Tsubaki

Project Lead, European Journalism Centre
Rina Tsubaki leads and manages the Verification Handbook and Emergency Journalism initiatives at the European Journalism Centre in the Netherlands. Emergency Journalism brings together resources for media professionals reporting in and about volatile situations in the digital age, and she has frequently spoken on these topics at events, including a U.N. meeting. Previously, she managed several projects focusing on the role of citizens in... Read More →

Speakers
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Giannina Segnini

Journalism Professor, Columbia University
Giannna Segnini heads the Data Concentration Program at The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She was the head of the investigative team at «La Nacion» in Costa Rica. Their investigations has led to prosecution of more than 50 politicians, businessmen and public servants in Costa Rica, UK, USA, France and Finland. Two former presidents in Costa Rica is convicted for corruption. Segnini has been training journalists... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
Birkebeiner 2 (Data Presentation)

Attendees (45)