Feb. 25-Mar. 1: 2019 SABEW Goldschmidt Data Immersion Training

Posted By David Wilhite

2019 Goldschmidt Fellows

SABEW’s sixth annual Goldschmidt data immersion training is geared toward reporters who want to learn more about federal economic and investment data. The workshop is Feb. 25-Mar. 1.  Visit the schedule website for program details.

The weeklong session is made possible thanks to a grant from the Chicago-based Walter and Karla Goldschmidt Foundation. The training in Washington, D.C., will allow journalists to climb inside economic and labor data and hear firsthand from the Federal Reserve. Partners in the training also include the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Investment Company Institute. Others may be announced as the program is finalized.

The workshop will focus on understanding how the government uses data, and participants will be able to speak directly with those who compile and manage the statistics. Journalists will talk with experts at Census, the BEA and the BLS and explore the large cache of data each agency produces, as well as understand its importance to readers.

SABEW - Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication,
Arizona State University

555 North Central Ave, Suite 406 E, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1248

E-mail: sabew@sabew.org

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