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Data visualization introduction

Visualizations can help make a complex story simpler. Play with simple data visualization tools, learn how to automatically import data into a map, and explore the elegant templates of Flourish.

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  • Introduction to using data in your reporting

    An overview of the key data analysis tools and techniques used to produce investigative stories, with examples of stories that were made possible with these tools.

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  • Backgrounding like a boss: Reporting on people and companies with free tools

    Even great reporters can get tricked by fake names or sketchy backgrounds. We’ll walk through some websites and strategies you can use to create a routine and spot potential red flags before you get burned.

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  • Google News Lab training

    Daniel Petty, a certified Google News Lab trainer with the Denver Post, discusses reverse image search, advanced search, maps and Google Fusion tables.

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  • Google: Verification

    In this webinar, Maggie Farley, a former Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent, discusses verification.

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  • FOUNDATIONS: Sources are the key

    This session will cover diversifying sources and why it’s important, how to approach the people you need to know on your beat, and how to build mutually rewarding connections with sources.

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  • What is Storyful and how can you use it?

    A discussion of Storyful and how to put it to use in your newsroom.

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  • Investigating the internet

    This workshop uses case studies of BuzzFeed News investigations into misinformation and ad fraud, as well as tips and tutorials, to equip journalists with the basic skills they need to incorporate this data into their work.

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