The Right to Bear Data (2019)

Data has power but also serves power, which means it can be profoundly hard to navigate and understand.


At the same time, the difference between a good investigation and an exceptional one is bound up in data. So how can you use data to transform your reporting, deepen your narrative, and offer creative & entirely unexpected ways of storytelling. How can you use data as power?


At the 2019 Third Coast Conference, veteran data journalist David Eads ( The Chicago Reporter ) presented a session breaking open the uses and limits of data, illustrated with practical examples.


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The 2019 Third Coast Pocket Conference season was co-produced by Neroli Price and Isabel Vázquez.


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