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Introduction to Data Journalism, October 2017

When

Friday 20 October 2017

11:00-18:00

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Where

Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NB

Details

This one-day course organised by the NUJ and London Freelance Branch for working journalists will cover topics including: understanding data and risk, assessing data quality, surveys, data sources such as government and open data, predictions (and how they should generally be avoided), freedom of information, combining and manipulating data, graphing and mapping.
 
Attendees will need to bring their own laptop or tablet device, with preferably a keyboard and spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice, which can be downloaded free from openoffice.org.
 
Tutor: SA Mathieson is a freelance analyst, journalist and editor, covering IT, government and healthcare.

The course fee includes lunch.

This course is now full. To go on the waiting list, please contact the Freelance Office on freelanceoffice@nuj.org.uk

Price

NUJ members £31; Non-members £65

Further details and contact information

Pamela Morton
Email: freelanceoffice@nuj.org.uk

Tags: , data journalism, professional training, london freelance branch