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Leila Haddou

Leila Haddou is former data journalism editor for The Times and Sunday Times. Before that, she worked on investigations at the Financial Times and the Guardian. She has an avid interest in how technology can aid investigative reporting and co-organises the monthly Journocoders meet up event.

Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive (AM)

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive (PM)

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Scheduled Training

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online (AM)

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 24-25, 27-28 January 2022) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 31 January - 4 February 2022).
Scheduled Training

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online (PM)

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 28 February - 01 March, 03-04 March 2022 ) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 07-11 March 2022).
Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive (AM)

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Scheduled Training

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online (AM)

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 06-09 December 2021) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 13-17 December 2021).
Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive (PM)

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Scheduled Training

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online (PM)

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 25-28 October 2021) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 01-05 November 2021).
Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive (AM)

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Scheduled Training

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 26-29 July 2021) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 09-13 August 2021).
Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Scheduled Training

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (4 sessions: 29 March - 1 April 2021) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (5 sessions: 12-16 April 2021).
Scheduled Training

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (22-25 February 2021) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (12-16 April 2021).
Scheduled Training

Deep Dive into Data Journalism – Online

Take a deep dive into data journalism by combining “Finding Stories With Data  – Online, Intensive” (22-25 February 2021) with “Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive” (8-12 March 2021).
Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Scheduled Training

Data-Driven Investigations – Online, Intensive

This course will give participants an opportunity to take their core data skills to the next level and combine them with advanced internet research for rich, in-depth investigations.
Summer Conference Event
 — Workshop

Why Code?

A talk for those who are unsure on how knowledge of code can help journalists in their investigations. Leila Haddou talks to a developer, Max Harlow; a code newbie data journalist, Niamh McIntyre; and a code old-hand data journalist and editor, Helena Bengtsson.
Summer Conference Event
 — Workshop

Finding the Human Face in a Data-Driven Investigation

We use data in our investigations to find out about the the scale of a problem that is affecting people, systems that aren’t helping them, or to shine a light on particular individuals. This workshop focuses on techniques for finding the human stories that help bring that data to life, from scoping the characters and […]
Summer Conference Event
 — Discussion

Data Journalism in the Newsroom

This panel of experienced data journalists will explain how data can give greater depth to your stories and discuss best-practice for integrating data analysis into newsroom workflows. If you’re new to data journalism and want to find out what the techniques can do for you, or if you work with data journalists and want a greater understanding of their role to inform your expectations then this talk is for you.
Summer Conference Event
 — Course

Graph Databases

In data journalism, we tend to use relational databases – data in table form – such as Excel or SQL to do our analysis and find stories. Graph databases are different, but are incredibly useful to find connections or patterns within our data that would be difficult, if not impossible, to spot using a relational database.
Summer Conference Event
 — Class

How Can Code Help Your Journalism?

This talk is an introductory primer to understanding how code is used in the newsroom, showing recent story examples, explaining the fundamental concepts in programming and demystifying the jargon.
 You will learn how code is used by reporters to find stories and aid investigations, and gain a basic understanding of how computer programs are structured.
Scheduled Training

Introduction to Coding for Journalists

This weekend workshop is designed as an introductory primer to learning to code, showing recent story examples, explaining the fundamental concepts in programming and demystifying the jargon. Through a series of practical exercises, you will learn how code is used by reporters to find stories and aid investigations, how to write and run scripts and gain a basic understanding of how computer programs are structured.