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Workshops & seminars

Building an Investigative Mindset

Date & time

Sunday, February 23, 2020
1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Speaker(s)

Brent Jolly and David McKie

Cost

This event is free

Contact

Colleen Kimmett

Wheelchair accessible

No

This free, hands-on workshop offers participants tips and tools for working with spreadsheets, mining data, filing access-to-information requests and finding proactive ways to get data other journalists have unearthed as part of their investigations.

A laptop is required to participate — please bring your own.

There is no cost to attend but participants must register in advance by email.

This event is co-sponsored by Concordia University’s Institute for Investigative Journalism and the Canadian Association of Journalists.
 

About the instructors
 

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Brent Jolly is the director of research and community management with the National NewsMedia Council of Canada (NNC). Prior to joining the NNC in 2016, Jolly worked as a journalist with a variety of news outlets as both a writer and editor.


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David McKie is an Ottawa-based adjunct journalism professor, data-journalism trainer and award-winning author who spent 26 years honing his skills at the CBC. He is a trainer with the Canadian Association of Journalists, as well as the Investigative Reporters and Editors.

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