The Right To Bear Data

Block C: Friday (3:45pm-5pm) / Saturday (9:15am-10:30am)

Block C: Friday (3:45pm-5pm) / Saturday (9:15am-10:30am)

Data has power but also serves power, which means it can be profoundly hard to navigate and understand.

At the same time, the difference between a good investigation and an exceptional one is bound up in data. So how can you use data to transform your reporting, deepen your narrative, and offer creative & entirely unexpected ways of storytelling. How can you use data as power? Join veteran data journalist David Eads ( The Chicago Reporter ) for a session breaking open the uses and limits of data, illustrated with practical examples.


Featuring

David Eads

David Eads (@eads) is the senior editor of design and delivery at the The Chicago Reporter. For his 2019 Breakout Session, he'll unlock the tools you need to use data as power to transform your reporting, deepen your narrative, and offer creative & entirely unexpected ways of storytelling.