Events and Training

IRE Training Events

  • Sept. 4, 2014

    Columbia, Missouri

    2014 September - Coding for Journalists Boot Camp

    IRE and the University of Missouri Journalism School are offering a special workshop Sept. 4-7 that will introduce the basics of newsroom programming by teaching how to build one of the simplest but most useful tools in a data journalist's toolbox: a web scraper designed to automate the downloading of data. The workshop will also teach basic data-cleaning skills needed to prepare a dataset of public records for analysis. 

    The course will be taught using Python, but the concepts will be applicable to any programming language. We'll cover topics like how to write and run code, how computer programs are ...

  • March 5, 2015

    Atlanta, Georgia

    2015 CAR Conference

    Join IRE and NICAR for our annual conference devoted to computer-assisted reporting. Come and learn about tools you need to dig deeper into stories and give readers and viewers the information they want.