Deep dives

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Mark Horvit of University of Missouri; Tom Nehil of MinnPost; Cedric Sam of South China Morning Post; Dana Amihere of KPCC - 89.3
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 8 at 10:10am
  • Location: International 6-7
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

*Moderated by Mark Horvit, IRE/NICAR

We'll give three journalists a chance to talk about their data-driven projects. This session will focus on news apps. Check back here for more information.

Speaker Bios

  • Dana Amihere recently joined KPCC as data editor, where she will help lead the station's data visualization and digital storytelling efforts. Previously, she worked as an interactive editor at The Dallas Morning News, as a web developer for Pew Research Center’s digital team and as an interactive designer on The Baltimore Sun’s data desk.

  • Mark Horvit is an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where he teaches investigative reporting, and is director of the school’s State Government Reporting Program. He previously served as executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR). Horvit worked as a reporter and editor for 20 years before joining IRE.

  • Tom Nehil is a news editor at MinnPost with a special interest in data analysis, visualization and newsroom chat bots.

  • Cedric Sam is currently an interactive data journalist for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He shares his time between database work and online production / data visualization. Cedric is originally a coder, but has been working in journalism since 2007. He has previously worked for CBC/Radio-Canada, the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at HKU and La Presse. @cedricsam

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