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.
Danielle teaches investigative reporting and data journalism at Point Loma Nazarene University. She has worked with InquireFirst, inewsource, and The San Diego Union-Tribune, where she investigated stimulus spending, campaign finance, demographics, government contracting, disaster recovery and management of public assets. @sddatadiva
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