|Features Journalism Conference||New Orleans, LA||September 2018|
|Hacks/Hackers New Orleans||New Orleans, LA||September 2018|
|Louisiana Journalism Education Association||New Orleans, LA||September 2018|
|Marquette University||Milwaukee, WI||October 2018|
|Twin Cities PBS||St. Paul, MN||October 2018|
|Florida International University||Miami, FL||October 2018|
|West Virginia University||Morgantown, WV||October 2018|
To request an SPJ/Google News Lab training, please fill out the form here.
For non-Google related training, please email me.
If you’re looking for my online tutorials:
- How to spot a “deep fake” video (GIJN 2018)
- Threat modeling against fake news (Balkan Computer Congress 2017)
- video recording courtesy of BalCCon
- Freelancing in the data sphere (NICAR 2017)
- Scraping without Programming (Media Party Africa 2016)
- video on NICAR-LEARN
- now in Chinese!
- How to start doing data journalism (API 2016)
- for editors and publishers: how to start your newsroom doing data journalism
- Five hacks to get started in data or tech (IRE 2016)
- incorporated into Gannett’s workshop on covering the government by Amy Wu and Kirsti Marohn
- Free Tools for Journalists (NICAR 2016)
- Hacking for Journalists (Mozfest 2015)
- Investigating student rights violations (IRE 2015)
- Getting data from the web (IRE 2015)
- How to Feel Like You’re Hacking (NICAR 2014)
- Campus coverage: Sexual assault and other crimes on campus (IRE 2014)
- Data visualization twitter chat (NABJ 2014)
Louisiana public defenders are underfunded, to the extent that a few offices closed up shop. One reason for the low funding is traffic diversion, a program prosecutors have utilized to divert money from the court system to their own budgets.
The counseling center at the University of Missouri received almost 100 reports of sex offenses one year, but the disciplinary office received two. A lack of communication, unclear policies and discouragement led to victims rarely taking their cases to authorities.
"Data" is a watchword now in the journalism field, but how can it be successfully integrated into newsrooms when staffs are already underfunded and overworked? Editors, publishers and CAR pioneers share their methods in this strategy study for the American Press Institute.
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Extensive experience in public records, documents, data and backgrounding. Special familiarity with court records and the criminal justice system. Comfortable with Excel, SQL, web scraping and a tiny bit of R.
Almost ten years of experience in training students and reporters in hands-on, easy-to-use tools for journalism. Frequent speaker for IRE/NICAR, American University and SPJ/Google News Initiative.
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