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Introduction to data in journalism, October 2018


Friday 19 October 2018

Registration 10:00
10:30 to 17:30

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Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NB


This one-day course organised by London Freelance Branch for  journalists will cover topics including: understanding data and risk, assessing data quality, surveys, data sources such as government and open data, freedom of information, combining and manipulating data and graphing.

Please note that the course will not directly cover spreadsheet software and no knowledge of spreadsheets is needed.

Those attending will need to bring their own laptop or a tablet device with a keyboard. Some exercises will require a larger screen than a smartphone.

Maximum students: 16

Tutor: SA Mathieson is a freelance analyst, journalist and editor, covering IT, government and healthcare.

The course fee includes tea and coffee breaks.



NUJ members £55; NUJ student members £45; Non-members £110

Further details and contact information

LFB Training Officer

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