Data Journalism in the Years of Challenges - Webinar | Journalism

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 4:15pm to 5:45pm

Virtual Event

In recent years, amid chaos and disruptions, data journalism drove the reporting for many news organizations.

This panel will discuss the use, reporting, storytelling of and the (mis)trust in data, during a time when societies fight a pandemic, uphold democracy, protest against inequality, and rebuild unity.

Moderator: Haiyan Jia, Department of Journalism and Communication


  • Meghan Hoyer, Data Director, The Washington Post
  • Troy Thibodeax, Data Journalism Team Editor, The Associated Press
  • Andrew McGill, Editor of Interactive News, Politico
  • Alexis Madrigal and Robinson Meyer, Staff Writers at The Atlantic, co-founders of The COVID Tracking Project.

Open to public.

This event co-sponsored by Dept. of Journalism and Communication and I-DISC


Academics & Colleges

Target Audience

General Public, Undergrad Students, Graduate Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni


College of Arts and Sciences, Institute for Data, Intelligent Systems & Computation, Journalism and Communication Department
Contact Information

Haiyan JIa (
Dept. of Journalism & Communications

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