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Data Journalism 101: NABJ, Boston, July 30
Poke behind the winners of most major investigative awards including the Pulitzer Prizes, and you’ll usually find a database. Yet number phobia has kept many of us from fully exploiting databases as a tool in our reporting skill set.
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What’s Next in Covering the Affordable Care Act: Online, Aug. 6
Get ready to cover open enrollment this fall for both individuals and small businesses under the Affordable Care Act. A year after the launch of healthcare.gov, individuals will be anxious to see whether premiums go up when open enrollment starts Nov. 15, and for the first time, small businesses will be shopping on healthcare.gov to buy the coverage they must provide. In In this free, one-hour webinar, Tami Luhby, who covers health care for CNNMoney, will help you identify local story ideas and give you a road map to possible sources to develop them.
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Finding a Niche in Business Reporting: NAHJ, San Antonio, Aug. 9
We've all become business reporters as the economy affects every beat from the arts to City Hall to sports. With consumers' increased interest in where money comes from, where it goes, and how it's spent, there's a business angle to be found in every industry.
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Data Journalism 101: SPJ/RTDNA, Nashville, Sept. 4
Behind the winners of most major investigative awards including the Pulitzers is a database - or maybe even a slew of databases. Yet number phobia has kept many of us from fully exploiting databases as a tool in our reporting skill set. Fear no more! In this session for those with no previous database experience, Pulitzer winner Michael J. Berens of The Seattle Times demystifies data and shows you how to find and mine databases for unique enterprise stories.
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What’s Next in Covering the Affordable Care Act at EIJ: Nashville, Sept. 5
Get ready to cover open enrollment this fall for both individuals and small businesses under the Affordable Care Act. A year after the launch of healthcare.gov, individuals will be anxious to see whether premiums go up when open enrollment starts Nov. 15, and for the first time, small businesses will be shopping on healthcare.gov to buy the coverage for their employees.
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Branding for Journalists at EIJ: Nashville, Sept. 5
You've heard about journalists and personal branding for a few years. And if you're like most journalists, you thought: Oh, that's just a buzz phrase. Isn't branding just marketing? Isn't branding just selling out? Some of that is true, but the reality is that you are branding yourself, whether intentionally or not. You are creating your brand. This session explores ways you can grab the wheel and take control. Bring a laptop or tablet and get started fine-tuning your brand.
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