This episode is a recording Jennifer LaFleur's Demystifying Media, which she gave to an audience of students and faculty at the University of Oregon on May 9.
See the slides from Jennifer's talk here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1b3YVhOA8_w-a7crAB1M-OCRxZhUUOOFRqZxRNEF6WBI/edit#slide=id.p1
About Jennifer LaFleur:
Jennifer LaFleur is a data editor for The Investigative Reporting Workshop and an instructor of data journalism at American University. Previously, she was a senior editor at Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, managing data journalists, investigative reporters and fellows. She also contributed to or edited dozens of major projects while at Reveal, one of which was a 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist.
She is the former director of computer-assisted reporting at ProPublica and has held similar roles at The Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She is a former training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors and currently serves on the IRE Board of Directors.
Read more about Jennifer's talk: https://demystifying.uoregon.edu/2019/04/18/demystifying-how-not-to-run-with-scissors-knowing-and-checking-your-data/
Listen to her Q&A with UO journalism professor Damian Radcliffe here: https://soundcloud.com/demystifying-media/28-demystifying-jennifer-lafleur
Find Jennifer on Twitter @j_la28