Tools for cracking PDFs (repeat session)
Ever receive a FOIA response that has all the data you want -- but in PDF files? Ever try accessing that data in Excel or database software? In this session you'll get hands-on experience cracking PDFs so you can analyze the data for stories.
Cervantes is an investigative reporter and data editor for San Diego investigative non-profit InquireFirst. She teaches investigative reporting and data journalism at Point Loma Nazarene University. Her current work centers on water infrastructure and safety. As data specialist at The San Diego Union-Tribune, she investigated stimulus spending, campaign finance, demographics, government contracting, disaster recovery and management of public assets. @sddatadiva
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