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Thursday, August 13 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
How to Find Stories in Data

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How do we figure out what’s important in data? In this hands-on session, we’ll guide you through a dataset and teach you what questions to ask to find what’s interesting, as well as what’s suspicious. Armed with this new information, you'll have the tools to find your next riveting story after looking at a data set. Laptop required. 

Speakers
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Ryann Grochowski Jones

Data Reporter, ProPublica
@ryanngro | Ryann Grochowski Jones is a data reporter at ProPublica. Previously, she was a data reporter for inewsource/KPBS in San Diego, Calif. She received her master’s degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where she was a data librarian for Investigative Reporters and Editors/National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting. Ryann started her career as a reporter for her hometown newspaper in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
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Eric Sagara

Senior Data Reporter, The Center for Investigative Reporting / Reveal
@esagara | Eric Sagara is a senior data reporter for Reveal and a former news applications fellow at ProPublica. Prior to that he was a News Application Fellow at ProPublica and a data reporter at the Newark Star-Ledger. 

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CNN

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Thursday August 13, 2015 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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