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Come and learn the basics of how to write Data Stories, Even If You can't Code

Data Journalism has become a part of mainstream journalism in many parts of the world. Indian publications like The Economic Times, The Hindu, Live Mint and many foreign publications have been making extensive use of new data tools to produce great stories.

This New York Times feature on Reshaping New York, is a great example. Of course that’s a complex project and tough to pull off.

Come and be part of a workshop to learn the basics of how to get started in this type of story telling.  Please bring a laptop. If you don't have one please let us know.

Only 15 spots available!  

 

Data Journalism

 

Datameet along with Economic Times Reporter Jayadevan PK,  are conducting  a day long workshopfor journalists, designers or anyone who is interested in learning how to use data to tell great stories. The idea is to find a data project, deconstruct it, learn how it is done and attempt to do one ourselves. It will cost about Rs 700 (including lunch & chai).

Agenda:

Part 1: Introduction -

·  Intro this workshop

·  Introductions

Part 2: What is Data Journalism –

What is data journalism

·  Great world examples

·  Great Indian examples

·  Integrating data into the stories

Part 3: Data Expeditions

·  Finding data in India

·  Cleaning data

·  Validating data

·  Crediting

Part 4: Tools -

·  Tools for cleaning and formatting

·  Tools for visuals

Part 5: Reverse Engineering a good/bad story –

Take a story

·  What makes the story good or bad

o Idea

o Story line

o Data

o Graphics

 

Part 6: Feedback and closure - 

This event will also have some support from the School of Data.

Contact

nisha (at) datameet.org

Venue

Knobly Media
Lady Curzon Road
6, 6/1, First Floor, Prestige Nishat, Off Infantry Road
Bangalore, Karnataka
India

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