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Saturday, May 18 • 09:00 - 10:15
How to turn everything into a database

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As it becomes increasingly tough to shake databases loose from government minders, journalists are increasingly discovering the power of building their own databases out of court documents, e-mails and other paper records. This talk will review some of the great stories reported this way and go through everything you need to know before starting such a project.

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Robert Gebeloff

Robert Gebeloff is a New Yorks Times reporter specializing in data analysis. He works on in-depth stories where numbers help augment traditional reporting.

Saturday May 18, 2019 09:00 - 10:15 BST