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Virtual IRE Workshop: Introduction to Data Journalism

Date

Jun 3, 2021

Location

Virtual

Contact

Teresa Shaak

Phone

717-703-3003

We’re bringing renowned IRE training to you. At no charge for PNA members!

This half-day workshop for beginning data journalists will include two parts.  We’ll begin with a one-hour overview of key data journalism tools, methods and strategies for total beginners looking to produce investigative or beat stories.  The rest of the afternoon features a hands-on, three-plus-hour introduction to using spreadsheets to interview a dataset.  Covered will be basic navigation, best practices for analysis projects, sorting, filtering, functions and pivot tables. This will be taught in Google Sheets, so attendees must have a free Google account to participate.

This half day virtual workshop is scheduled to begin promptly at 1 p.m., eastern time, and conclude by 5:30 p.m.

Registrants must have both a computer and audio/phone in order to participate.

There is no cost for PNA members.  Non-member fee: $25.

To register, complete the form below or email the PNA Foundation.  A confirmation with log in instructions will be sent to each registrant one or two days prior to the session.  Space is limited to 30 participants.

Details

Date:
June 3
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Organizers

Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation
Investigative Reporters & Editors

This valuable PNA Foundation training is provided at no charge.

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This special training is provided through Investigative Reporters and Editors, a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of journalism.