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Thursday, August 14 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
How to data-enable your stories with Census Reporter

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Want to know more about the ages, nationalities, economic situation and other demographics of the people in your area? Census data often has the answer, but it's been a hassle to use. This workshop will provide an introduction to Census Reporter, a new, free and powerful tool made by journalists to help journalists use census data in their stories. Through case-studies from participants’ beats, individual research tasks and exercises in generating visual design ideas from downloaded data, participants will learn some key strategies for getting the most out of this tool while gaining a deeper understanding of the data in the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

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Sara Schnadt

Artist/Technologist/Curator
(@SaraSchnadt) Sara Schnadt is a technology project developer, information architect, data visualization designer and new media artist. She is working on two Knight News Challenge: Data projects. [AC1] [I2] She is project manager for OpenElections, where she manages a national network of volunteer contributors, as well as the project’s technology development. She is also community liaison and designer for Census Reporter.


Thursday August 14, 2014 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Meeting Room 17, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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