Summer Conference Events
You may already know something about data journalism, but are unsure how to start an actual story. In these sessions we will delve into some real data, looking for a real story, starting with an idea, downloading the data, cleaning it, exploring it, and finding the leads to stories in it –using the methods you would need in a data-led enquiry, and in the order you would use them.
The COVID-19 response has put a spotlight on health sector spending, be it protective equipment for front-line staff, vaccines, or medicines. Globally, US $13 trillion is spent on contracts with private companies each year and spending on health is one of the largest areas – and also one of the most opaque.
With the desperate Covid-19 situation in India continuing to dominate the headlines, our panel examines what went wrong. Supriya Sharma, Executive Editor at scroll.in talks about covering the Covid-19 crisis on the ground and the work journalists have to do to to show what the situation is like in hospitals and in the community.