Arriving early for #IRE19? Attendees at the conference in Houston are invited to save the afternoon of June 12 for a free workshop led by Rob Wells, former deputy bureau chief for Dow Jones Newswires/Wall Street Journal in Washington, D.C.
Visualizing the State and Local Economy
Wednesday, June 12 from 2-4 p.m.
Texas G located on level 4 of the Marriott Marquis Houston
This hands-on session will show journalists how to retrieve and analyze regional GDP data and build basic maps with their findings. Journalists will learn to retrieve customized economic data for their own cities, counties or states and the steps to display it on a map and an interactive chart. Attendees will use Google Sheets and Tableau Public.
You can read more about the event at the IRE conference website. Email Rian Bosse with questions, firstname.lastname@example.org.