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Spend a day diving deep into data topics and demos with AAJA at NPR's Washington headquarters. You’ll learn what makes a great data story and presentation, and walk through tutorials of how to clean, analyze and visualize a data story.
- 10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.: Introductions and overview
- 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Getting, collecting and processing data
- 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Visualizing data: chart
- 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Lunch
- 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Visualizing data: maps
- 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Putting it all together: practice using your own datasets
- Matt Stiles, Data Journalist, Wall Street Journal
- Derek Lieu, Developer, Development Seed
- Jenny Ye, Data News Producer, WNYC
- Emma Carew Grovum, Homepage and Social Media Editor, Foreign Policy magazine
Participants will be asked to download datasets ahead of time. Please sign in at the lobby.
Registration closes at 12 p.m. ET on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
When & Where
The Asian American Journalists Association is a nonprofit professional and educational organization with over 1,700 members in 21 chapters across the United States and in Asia. Founded in 1981, AAJA has been at the forefront of change in the journalism industry. AAJA's mission is to encourage Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI’s) to enter the ranks of journalism, to increase the number of AAPI journalists and news managers in the industry and to work for fair and accurate coverage of AAPI’s and AAPI issues. AAJA is an alliance partner in UNITY Journalists for Diversity, along with the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA).