Agenda

AGENDA Friday, Sept 5th Saturday, Sept 6th Sunday, Sept 7th
MORNING 1, 9:00AM – 10:30AM Introduction: Why should you care about data journalism? Advanced: Cleaning and Analysing Data Group Work
Tools   OpenRefine, Google Spreadsheets  
Moderator Govind Ethiraj, IndiaSpend Ritvvij Parikh, Pykih Mentorship
MORNING 2, 10:30AM – 12:00PM Getting comfortable with data Visualizing information to tell a story Group Work
Tools Google Spreadsheets, Rumi    
Moderator Ritvvij Parikh, Pykih Andrew Leimdorfer, BBC Mentorship
MORNING 3, 12:00PM – 1:00PM Group formation Mapping geographic information Group work: exploring your information visually, choosing a good visual
Tools Hackdash – http://india.dbootcamp.org/ideas-n-projects/ Leaflet, CartoDB, TileMill  
Moderator David & Nasr Thejesh GN, DataMeet Andrew Leimdorfer, BBC
LUNCH BREAK      
1:00pm – 2:00pm
AFTERNOON 1, 2:00PM – 3:30PM Group work: Develop a story idea Group work: let’s clean data and try to find stories in there Finalize your story
Tools      
Moderator Mentorship Mentorship Mentorship
AFTERNOON 2, 3:30PM – 4:00PM Finding data using Google’s advanced search and trends Group work: let’s clean data and try to find stories in there Showcase; Next steps & evaluation
Tools Google   N/A
Moderator Parul Batra Mentorship N/A
AFTERNOON 3, 4:00PM – 5:00PM Finding data on the web (Catalogs, search, web scraping and PDF scraping) Group work: let’s clean data and try to find stories in there Showcase; Next steps & evaluation
Tools Google Spreadsheets, Chrome, Tabula, ABBYY, CometDocs, Data catalogs, Google advanced search   N/A
Moderator Thejesh GN, Data{Meet} Mentorship N/A

 

Our Mission

To boost analytical, evidence-based public discussion by giving citizens, journalists and civil society access to the data, digital tools, and computational skills necessary for transforming our societies into digital democracies.