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Saturday, October 10 • 14:30 - 15:30
Data Track: Mapping with Arc 2

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Get help with Sofware downloading Friday 4.00-5.00 p.m. in the Data Pub.
This class will introduce you to analyzing data for stories by using mapping software. More than just a pretty picture, mapping software can help you uncover stories that others miss.

The sessions will use ArcGIS Online. You will get free licenses so you can use the software when you return to your home country.

This class is divided into two parts. Each session is one-hour long. You are not expected to have any mapping skills beforehand, but if you know how to use a spreadsheet, that would be helpful. 


Speakers
avatar for Jennifer LaFleur

Jennifer LaFleur

Senior Editor, Center of Investigative Reporting
Jennifer LaFleur is senior editor for data journalism at The Center for Investigative Reporting. Previously, she was the director of computer-assisted reporting at ProPublica and has held similar roles at The Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She was the first training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors. She has won awards for her coverage of disability, legal and open... Read More →
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Andy Lehren

Reporter, New York Times
Andrew W. Lehren is a Reporter at The New York Times, and has worked on a range of national, international, and investigative stories. He was one of the newspaper’s lead Reporters analyzing the Wikileaks trove of diplomatic cables, Afghanistan and Iraq war logs, and Guantanamo detainee dossiers. Highlights from those stories were compiled into a bestselling book, Open Secrets. He contributed to the Pulitzer Prize-winning series that examined... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
Weidemann 4 (Data Hands-On)

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