Data-Driven Journalism Lunchtime Lecture Friday, October 5th

Where? SS362

When? 12:00pm

Refreshments and food provided!

Dan Nguyen is an award-winning online journalist who has worked in the news industry as a crime and education reporter, columnist, photojournalist, web developer, and data analyst. At the investigative non-profit newsroom ProPublica he led two of its most popular online projects: Dollars for Docs, an investigation into the financial relationships between drug companies and doctors; and SOPA Opera, an interactive visualization of U.S. congressmembers and their stances on the controversial (and now dead) Stop Online Piracy Act.

He has also written and self-published two online books: the Bastards Book of Ruby, a guide to practical programming, and the Bastards Book of Photography, a beginners photography guide.

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