On November 25, 2022, at 7:00 PM (PH Time) - Omni Calculator will host a free Data Journalism Webinar via Zoom featuring Prinz Magtulis (Reuters Data & Graphics Reporter) and Melissa Lopez (Contributor from CNN and Business World).
- The importance of numbers in a story
- Introduction to data journalism (how to analyze your data)
- Contextualizing (Communicating numbers to a general audience by knowing your audience and using conversions)
- Fact-checking (and making sure your story is understandable)
- Data Visualization
- Resources for journalists (such as The Journalist's Guide to Numbers)
It’s a running joke that many journalists got into media to avoid math and numbers. That’s false — it’s inevitable for journalists to encounter computations in the daily grind. This webinar is for every reporter struggling with computations for a story, however simple they seem.
Melissa Lopez, Journalist (Contributed to CNN & Business World)