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Thursday, June 18 • 17:30 - 18:15
Building the Best Data Journalism Team For Your Newsroom

There is hardly any newsroom left in the world that’s not familiar with the merits of data reporting. But in order to drive impactful, data-driven stories, there should be a dedicated data journalism team that collaborates on all stories and that is a force multiplier for your newsroom.


Moderators
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Daniela Kraus

Managing Director, Forum Journalismus und Medien

Speakers
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Mohammed Haddad

Data Journalist, Al Jazeera
Mohammed Haddad is a senior interactive producer with Al Jazeera. He heads the interactive department there where he works on telling visual stories with data. Prior to joining Al Jazeera he was involved in crowdsourcing research and application in Africa.
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Antoine Laurent

Strategist, Product Manager, Sourcefabric, Code For Africa
Antoine Laurent is a Journalist and Media Innovation Strategist. He works as a Strategist for Code For Africa and a Product Manager for Sourcefabric. He previously worked with the GEN and the EJC, where he managed the Data Journalism Awards, Editors Lab hackdays, Startups for News, the News Impact programme, and JournalismGrants.org. He tweets at @anto_l.
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Shazna Nessa

Director, Journalism, Knight Foundation
Shazna Nessa is director of journalism at Knight Foundation. She was a 2014 John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University, where her work focused on visual literacy and data visualisation, using human-centered approaches. Previously she was a deputy managing editor at the Associated Press in New York, leading innovation projects around data, interactivity, mobile and social media. Shazna has taught at the Columbia University Graduate... Read More →
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Simon Rogers

Data Editor, Google News Lab
Simon Rogers is a data journalist, writer, speaker. Author of Facts are Sacred published by Faber & Faber and a new range of infographics for children books from Candlewick. Data editor at Google Newslab. Simon edited and created guardian.co.uk/data, an online data resource which publishes hundreds of raw datasets and encourages its users to visualise and analyse them – and probably the world’s most popular data journalism... Read More →


Thursday June 18, 2015 17:30 - 18:15
Sala Teatre