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Thursday, August 14 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Conquer the world of data with these simple tools

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Do you want to bulletproof your story with solid statistics but you don’t know where to look for reliable data? Or have you ever wanted to make a simple chart for your work but don’t know where to start? Let us walk you through the making of an infographic — from the reporting to the analysis to making a chart. Along the way, we’ll tell you about the tools you can use to make your own.

Speakers
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Joanna Kao

Interactive Developer, Al Jazeera America
Joanna S. Kao is a developer/reporter on Al Jazeera America's interactive/multimedia team. She graduated in 2013 with a degree in computer science at MIT. Currently, she covers technology, veterans and Native Americans.
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Ritchie King

Visual Journalist & Science Reporter, FiveThirtyEight
(@RitchieSKing) Ritchie King is a reporter at FiveThirtyEight who focuses on telling stories with charts, maps, diagrams and interactive graphics. He’s one part writer, one part designer and one part programmer, generally stirred, and hopefully not on the rocks. His textbook on using JavaScript’s D3 library to make web graphics comes out in September.
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Lam Thuy Vo

Interactive Editor, Al-Jazeera America
(@lamthuyvo) Lam Thuy Vo is an interactive editor for Al Jazeera America, where she leads a team of multi-platform journalists. Before coming to Al Jazeera, she was a multimedia producer for NPR’s “Planet Money,” where she created interactives, data visualizations, videos and photographs to explain economic issues in visual ways. She managed and produced “Unfit for Work - The startling rise of disability in America.”


Thursday August 14, 2014 11:00am - 11:50am
Meeting Room 10, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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