The Columbus Dispatch’s Erica Thompson will explore a few big stories (Stand Your Ground Law being passed in Ohio, the Rittenhouse verdict, the deaths of Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus and Gabby Petito – and how paying attention to the reactions of diverse audiences can lead to localized stories. She also will offer tips on advocating for diverse coverage and better support of reporters of color.
More training on Diversity & Inclusion:
Google tools for journalists
Google Fact-Check Explorer, Google Public Data Explorer, Google Trends, Google search shortcuts/advanced search), MapChecking for crowd size estimates, PhantomBuster, VisualPing for tracking website updates and other cool tools and hacks.
Microsoft 05 – What if
The more data you have, the more questions you will have about it, and the more answers it can provide. Excel has a variety of conditional formulas that let you evaluate subsets of your data to find the stories to tell: If…Then formulas; Conditional Functions; XLOOKUP; Array Functions.
Microsoft Excel 04 — Pivot tables
Pivot table are the simple solution for some, and a rare kind of magic to others. In this session, we’ll demystify pivot tables and show you how you can use them to simplify your analysis and give you more options than ever in how you extract your story.