Wide selection of workshops in computer-assisted reporting
During the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Lillehammer you will have a unique chance to update your skills in computer-assisted reporting (CAR) and Internet research. Among the teachers are: Helena Bengtsson from Swedish Television, Paul Myers from BBC and freelancer Stephen Grey.
We are planning to set up three class rooms with 15 laptop's in each room.
There will be a combination of hands-on-teaching and demonstrations/workshops with a showcase of good CAR-cases.
This is the list of workshops and presentations in CAR as it is right now:
Excel I and Excel II: Helena Bengtsson (Swedish Television - Sweden) and Trond Sundnes (Dagens Næringsliv - Norway).
Access I and Access II: Helena Bengtsson (Swedish Television - Sweden).
Digital bloodhound: How to become a digital bloodhound. Techniques, tips and resources for better research. Andre Verløy (Institute for Journalism - Norway) and Ståle Kofoed de Lange (Institute for Journalism - Norway).
How to encrypt your harddisk and e-mail: Fredrik Laurin (Uppdrag Granskning - Swedish Television).
Mapping your news with Google Maps: Espen Andersen (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation - NRK, Norway).
Paul Myers Research Clinic: 10 Best web sites for investigative reporters (Paul Myers, BBC, UK)-
Paul Myers Research Clinic: Undercover research (Paul Myers, BBC. UK).
How to make web queries: John Bones (Verdens Gang, Norway).
Find links between people - social mapping: John Bones (Verdens Gang, Norway).
Reporter spycraft - How to keep your secrets: Steve Doig (Arizona State University - USA)
Scraping the web: Espen Andersen (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation - NRK, Norway) and Nils Mulvad (Kaas & Mulvad, Denmark)
CAR showroom: With software and solutions you can use during the conference.
This list will be extended in near future with more content and more teachers.