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Friday, October 9 • 09:00 - 10:00
Data Track: Cleaning Dirty Data

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Are your data ready for precision journalism?

Data doesn’t come in clean. Misspellings, duplicates, missing items, macros, hidden fields or records, and spaces can result in confusing, erroneous results or even make the analysis impossible. We’ll use real data sets to teach you how to track problems, how to clean dirty data, and how to format it for a confident analysis.

To participate in this class, you must be familiar with spreadsheets and have some experience with SQL. Help with downloading in the Data Pub Thursday 4.30 p.m.

Speakers
avatar for Crina Boros

Crina Boros

Investigative & Data Journalist | CAR Trainer, Investigate Europe | Trainer at the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ)
London-based investigative Journalist and CAR trainer at the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), Crina specialises in data analysis, transparency cross-border and accountability-driven reporting. She currently freelances for Investigate Europe and and mentors at newsPeeks. She has published with the BBC, Thomson Reuters, The Sunday Times, Greenpeace, The Black Sea and OffshoreAlert.
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Rob Gebeloff

Data projects editor, New York Times
Robert Gebeloff has specialized in data journalism for nearly twenty years and has been a data projects editor at The New York Times since 2008. Recent projects include a look at the environmental impacts of the U.S. domestic oil boom, stories about obscure, specialized financial markets in the energy sector, and a series about the changing nature of the American middle class. @gebeloffnyt 


Friday October 9, 2015 09:00 - 10:00
Weidemann 4 (Data Hands-On)

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