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Jennifer LaFleur

Jennifer LaFleur teaches data journalism at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She previously was senior editor for the Center for Public Integrity, an independent investigative newsroom. LaFleur also served as a senior editor for Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, where she managed an award-winning team of data journalists, investigative reporters and fellows. She held similar roles at ProPublica and The Dallas Morning News. She is a former training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors and previously served on IRE’s Board of Directors. She is on the Fund for Investigative Journalism board and the advisory board for the National Center for Disability and Journalism.

Summer Conference Event
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Data Journalism: Mapping with QGIS 1+2. Hands On. [B+I]

One of the most powerful data analysis tools is mapping. It allows you to uncover patterns you would not see in rows and columns of data. From statistical trends, such as population characteristics to locations of events or incidents, QGIS is a great tool to reveal geographic patterns in data.
Assistant Professor of Data Journalism at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism