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Welcome, everyone! Here’s the program for the 8th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, (#GIJC13), scheduled for October 12-15, 2013, in beautiful Rio de Janeiro. It’s the first time we’re holding the GIJC in the global south, and we’re combining it with two other key events in journalism: the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI, Brazil’s investigative journalism association. Panels and workshops will be available in languages as marked: English (Eng), Portuguese (Port), Spanish (Span). Plenary and showcase panels will be translated into all three. There will be streaming video available for all plenary and showcase panels and all those held in the RDC auditorium (C1). We look forward to seeing you in Rio!
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Monday, October 14 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
GLOBAL: Basic Statistics for Investigations Using a Spreadsheet (Eng)

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Some data analysis requires smart and straightforward use of statistical tools. Sarah Cohen of the New York Times will show you what tools to use and how to interpret statistics correctly.


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Sarah Cohen

President of IRE/Editor, New York Times
Sarah Cohen is the editor of the New York Times' computer-assisted reporting desk, which specializes in original reporting for investigative and enterprise stories. She also serves as president of the Investigative Reporters and Editors' board of directors. Cohen has shared in the Pulitzer Prize for Invstiigative Reporting, the Goldsmith Prize, the IRE medal and other national awards. She previously worked as the Knight Chair in Computational... Read More →
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Peter Verweij

Director, D3-Media multimedia and data journalism
Peter Verweij works with his company D3-Media as a trainer and consultant for the new media; giving training at mayor Dutch newspapers and TV newsrooms. This year his activities are focusing on data journalism; training for mayor Dutch and Belgium newspapers: HDC Media and de Telegraaf; Persgroep(Volksrant Trouw AD en Parool) and Financieel Dagblad. Verweij took part as trainer and consultant in the project for Arab journalists, teaching in... Read More →


Monday October 14, 2013 11:00am - 12:30pm
C4 (RDC)
  • Host Organization GIJN

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