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Home > Journalism Training > Covering and Protecting Your Elections > Minneapolis/St. Paul, October 4

Covering and Protecting Your Elections
Minneapolis/St. Paul
October 4

Tools to detect misinformation, protect yourself and your data online, and connect with voters

The Details

October 4, 1-5 p.m.

Twin Cities PBS
3rd floor, Studio A
172 East 4th St.
Saint Paul


Parking Info
Park in the lower-town ramp (fee) and enter through the skyway. Or take public transportation. We’re one block from the green line (Union Depot stop).

Note: The training will be hands-on, so bringing a fully-charged laptop is recommended, but not required.

Follow this link to reserve your seat.

Contact Lou Harry via email or by phone at 317-920-4786.

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We're making a lot of stops around the country. See where else we're headed here.

Held in partnership with TPT - Twin Cities PBS.


1 p.m.
Introduction, Agenda & Overview

1:20 p.m.
Data Journalism

2:45 p.m.
Safety & Security

3:30 p.m.
Verification & Fact Checking

4:35 p.m.
Ethics & Elections

5 p.m.
Online Resources & Wrap-up

Meet the Trainers

Frank Bi

Frank Bi (@frankiebi) is an editorial engineer at SB Nation where he works on the storytelling team designing and developing interactives and longform features. He lives in New York City.

Samantha Sunne

Samantha Sunne (@samanthasunne) is a freelance reporter based in New Orleans, where she runs a journalism/tech group called Hacks/Hackers. She also teaches journalists to utilize data and technology, and publishes a weekly newsletter called "Tools for Reporters."

Anna Pratt

Anna Pratt is a digital editor at PRI (Public Radio International/The World). She focuses on a project called Across Women's Lives, which covers women's rights and gender issues across the globe. Previously, Pratt has been a copy editor and both a staff reporter and freelancer working for a variety of local and national publications. She is also a longtime board member and past president of the Minnesota Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists as well as a former chair of national SPJ's Freelance Community.

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