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Data Journalism at The Baltimore Banner

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Data Journalism at The Baltimore Banner

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Join us for our first event in 2023 as we dive into data journalism. With the increased role that data has in our lives, accurate and informative journalism now depends on the fields of design, computer science, and statistics. This requires a much deeper understanding of data and how can be used to highlight local news.

Agenda

6:00 PM -- Greetings, networking, food, and drink
6:30 PM -- Data Journalism at The Baltimore Banner -- Nick Thieme
7:30 PM -- Closings and Swag!

Location
Microsoft
6518 Meadowridge Road
Elkridge, MD, USA 21075

The main entrance is on the second floor, just at the top of the stairs. Please either walk up the stairs or take the elevator.

Location
Food and drink will be provided!

Talk
Data Journalism at The Baltimore Banner
In this presentation, data journalism Nick Thieme will be presenting on what data journalism looks like at The Baltimore Banner. Nick will be discussing how data journalism dovetails with local news and will highlight several of the projects they have been working on. Several of The Baltimore Banner's recent articles featuring data journalism can be found here.

Speaker
Nick Thieme creates rigorous data journalism with the goal of exposing and undoing systemic inequities by using the tools of statistics to discover reliable information about Baltimore. He grew up in the D.C. area, moving to Baltimore in the 2010s. After a time creating data journalism for Atlanta at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, he's excited to return home to use his work to make the city a more equitable place. Nick can be reached on Twitter.

Company
The Baltimore Banner is a news website in Baltimore founded by the Venetoulis Institute for Local Journalism, which is a nonprofit set up by Stewart W. Bainum Jr.

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