This training was originally held during the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Spring Conference in Phoenix, March 27, 2014. Data visualization is revolutionizing journalism, and on a business beat, where numbers often serve as a story’s backbone, understanding when and how to use this tool equips reporters with a highly marketable skill [...]
The free, two-part webinar, Data Journalism 101, was originally held Oct. 22-23, 2013. Michael J. Berens leads this two-hour course. He won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting, and calls databases, especially those you put together yourself, the “secret ingredient” in award-winning work.” Indeed, poke behind the winners of most major investigative awards from [...]
There are just 10 days left to apply for the Knight Community Information Challenge. Foundation directors Susan Patterson, programs, and Bahia Ramos, community foundations, put together a 5-point Q&A to help potential applicants during these final days. The deadline is June 1. Update: The challenge deadline has been extended to July 1, 2013 Five things [...]
The free webinar, “California’s Cap-and-Trade Law — What You Need to Know,” took place Oct. 29, 2012.
California’s cap-and-trade program to limit carbon emissions economywide kicks into high gear in 2013, and the first auction of greenhouse gas allowances is set for Nov. 14, 2012. Tune into this hourlong session with UCLA economist Matthew Kahn on what you need to know about this new initiative, part of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (Assembly Bill 32, or AB 32).
The free workshop, “Digital Efficiency for Business Journalists — 36 Tips to Tame Info Overload,” was originally held at City University New York (CUNY) on Oct. 13. This afternoon training was hosted by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), and preceded their annual Fall Conference.
The free workshop, “Be a Better Business Watchdog — CAR for Business Journalists,” was originally held at the University of Washington, Sept. 13, 2011 in Seattle. Please Note: The CAR PowerPoint, along with the general CAR guide and Excel Filters and Pivot Tables handouts, below were all updated for the “CAR for Business Journalist” workshop, [...]