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Saturday, July 5 • 16:45 - 17:45
Crunching the numbers: The secrets behind big data journalism projects

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For big data journalism projects, newsrooms need new procedures and a special approach. In this panel, three well-versed experts talk about their key messages, biggest failures and basic concepts. Jennifer LaFleur, Andrew Lehren and Mirko Lorenz present some of their flagship data pieces and give insights into their newsrooms.

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Jennifer LaFleur

Senior Editor, Center of Investigative Reporting
Jennifer LaFleur is senior editor for data journalism at The Center for Investigative Reporting. Previously, she was the director of computer-assisted reporting at ProPublica and has held similar roles at The Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She was the first training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors. She has won awards for her coverage of disability, legal and open... Read More →
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Andrew Lehren

Investigative Reporter, The New York Times
Andrew W. Lehren is a reporter at The New York Times, and has worked on a range of national, international, and investigative stories. He was one of the newspaper’s lead reporters analyzing the Wikileaks trove of diplomatic cables, Afghanistan and Iraq war logs, and Guantanamo detainee dossiers. Highlights from those stories were compiled into a bestselling book, “Open Secrets.” He contributed to the Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read More →
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Mirko Lorenz

Journalist/Trainer, Journalism++/Deutsche Welle Innovation
Journalist/Informations-Architekt, Trainer für Datenjournalismus. Aktuell tätig für Journalism++ Cologne und Deutsche Welle Innovation (freie Mitarbeit). Projekte: Datawrapper.de (Projektleitung seit dem Start), News-Stream (Forschungsprojekt für Big Data Analysen im Journalismus, für DW Innovation mit dpa, Fraunhofer und Neofonie), PollyVote (Vorhersage von Wahlergebnissen, mit Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München und AX... Read More →

Saturday July 5, 2014 16:45 - 17:45
R3 Datenjournalismus / Computer Assisted Reporting

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