A data boot camp northeast will be hosted for editors and reporters in Guwahati on July 14-15.
DataLEADS in collaboration with Google News Initiative and Global investigative Journalism Network, USA is hosting the boot camp.
The data boot camp is aimed to strengthen/promote data-driven reporting, data mining, visualization and build collaboration between journalists, doctors, data researchers, policy makers among others in Northeast region.
The boot camp will have sessions on how to use data for storytelling, how to visualize data for newspapers, how to do internet research to combat fake news and how to generate story ideas for stories.
An additional session on job opportunities in global journalism and a special session on Google tools for journalists will also be hosted at the camp.
Similar boot camps have been hosted all over Asia including Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Maldives, Bangladesh and Hong Kong.
Although there is no fee to attend the boot camp, there are limited seats. People who register first will be enrolled first. People can register for the bootcamp here.