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Google Tools and More for Journalists — Sponsored by the Society for Professional Journalists
Expert trainer Mike Reilley will lead this hands-on workshop in which you’ll learn about all of the free Google tools that can help you and your newsroom build interactive charts, maps, visualizations and more. This is a hands-on fast-paced workshop, so be sure to bring your laptop and smartphone. Tools we’ll cover: Google Flourish, Google Dataset Search, Google Trends, MyMaps, Google Earth Studio, Earth Pro, Earth Engine Timelapse, Google Scholar, data scraping with Google Sheets and Tabula (scraping .PDFs). Also: Google Image Search/verification tools.
Location: via Zoom
10-10:50 a.m.: What’s new with Google Tools: Fact-check Explorer, Google Dataset Search, Google Earth Measure tool, Google Earth Timelapse (updated!), Google Public Data Explorer (great for Census)
11 a.m.-noon.: Building interactive graphics and maps with Google Flourish. Google Data GIF maker (great for election data).
Join Zoom: bit.ly/learngoogletools
Meeting ID: 217-713-463
Meeting Password: cuny25