This webinar will bring together various actors that contribute to strengthening the use of data in journalism. These include:
- Data producers working to provide quality, timely, reliable and trusted data;
- Civil society partners, and academia compiling open access data for journalists and increasing data literacy among journalists and;
- Journalists promoting and using data to tell compelling stories.
The webinar is part of the UN World Data Forum series and aims to promote the use of data in journalism.
Moderator: Jessica Abrahams, Deputy Editor, Devex
Panelist: Ashwell Jenneker, Deputy Director General, Statistics South Africa
Panelist: Sarah Cohen, data journalist, author, Knight Chair, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Arizona State University
Panelist: Catherine Gicheru, Knight Fellow, Director Africa Women Journalism Project, International Centre for Journalists
Panelist: Anders Pedersen, Resource Watch Director, World Resource Institute
TITLE: Strengthening the Use of Data in Journalism
DATE: Thursday January 21, 2021
TIME: 9 AM (EST)