Getting started: Intro to CAR and the conference

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Megan Luther of InvestigateTV; Ron Nixon of The Associated Press; Nils Mulvad of Kaas & Mulvad
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 5 at 9:00am
  • Location: International 8-9
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Are you new to data journalism or does this happen to be your first time at a CAR conference? Is it time to up your game but you're not sure how to take the next step? If so, this session will help you get on track to make sure that you get the best experience possible from the 2015 CAR Conference. We'll highlight sessions and give you tips for success during and after the conference.

This session is good for: Those new to data journalism or the CAR Conference.

Speaker Bios

  • Megan Luther is an investigative producer with InvestigateTV, Gray Television's national investigative team. Previously, she was IRE's Senior Training Director. Other former titles include reporter, data analyst and overnight DJ. Megan, mother of two under six, currently works remotely in South Dakota. @MeganLuther

  • Nils Mulvad is partner and CEO at Kaas & Mulvad. He is specialized in getting data by extracting websites, negotiating, using FOI-requests and scraping. He started using scrapers in 2004 and have all the years mainly worked with Kapow, Helium Scrapers, Import.io and python-scrapers. Nils analyzes data - looking for patterns and the most interesting conclusions to be drawn out of data. He has trained journalists and others in data for more than 20 years. @nmulvad

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