Journalists can attend conference on data journalism

Data journalists interested in data reporting can attend the virtual edition of Canada’s Data Driven event organized by Humber StoryLab.

The virtual conference will take place on January 28 and 29.

The conference will feature panels on crowdsourcing, COVID-19 data, investigating systemic bias, data-driven storytelling, artificial intelligence, creative googling and more.

Participants will learn how to turn terabytes of raw data into exclusive scoops that shape politics and social justice.

No registration is required. The event will be broadcast live via Microsoft Teams. To watch, download the Microsoft Teams app.



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