Monday, February 24, 2014

AMPA offering March 3 webinar on data journalism to help accelerate stories

The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association is offering a webinar on data journalism on Monday March 3 from 12 - 1 p.m Mountain Time. with Glen McGregor, a national affairs reporter for the Ottawa Citizen. He'll be talking about how investigative reporters who once used print documents are increasingly turning to electronic data to research stories and will discuss how new stories can emerge from thousands of lines of texts and numbers, and introduce the tools and techniques of data journalism that today's journalists can use to accelerate their stories.
McGregor is a leading advocate for data journalism in Canada, and has taught data skills to journalism students at Algonquin College. He regularly leads hands-on data sessions for the Canadian Association of Journalists.
The webinar fee is $25  for AMPA members and students, $45 regular rate. Register by 10 a.m. March 3 The AMPA rate is also offered to members of  provincial magazine associations: Magazines Association of BC (MABC), Manitoba Magazine  Publishers Association (MMPA), Atlantic Magazines Association (AMA) and L'Association qu├ębecoise des ├ęditeurs de magazines (AQEM).

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