Join Hacks/Hackers NYC on Sept. 7 as we examine recent projects from The Wall Street Journal, ProPublica and Vizzuality to get insight into the latest trends and technologies in data journalism and news apps development for analyzing, understanding and following the political campaign.
We'll hear from:
• Andrew Garcia Phillips (The Wall Street Journal), Political Moneyball mapping the interconnection between campaign donations, campaign organizations and individuals
• Jeff Larson (ProPublica), Message Machine analysis of election campaign emails
• Javier de la Torre (Vizzuality) - Mapping election data
• Kevin Quealy (The New York Times) - Recent election coverage
To join this in-depth look at visualizing politics, RSVP now ($5 for the general public, payable in advance) to Hacks/Hackers NYC.
Note: Parsons the New School students can attend for free. If you are a News School student, and want to RSVP in advance, please email nyc[at]hackshackers[dot]com.
6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Doors & drinks
7:00 p.m.: Presentations and Q&A
~8:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Networking & socializing
We hope to see you Sept. 7!
Chrys, Al & Jacqui