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Home > Journalism Training > Covering and Protecting Your Elections > Las Vegas, September 18

Covering and Protecting Your Elections
Las Vegas
September 18

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


The Details

When
September 18, 1-5 p.m.

Where
Greenspun Hall Auditorium
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.
UNLV
Map/directions

Cost
Free

Parking Info
Three options:
– Metered spots in front of and behind building
– Gateway Garage, corner of Maryland Pkwy and Dorothy Ave (enter from Dorothy Ave), 2/10 mile/5 min walk to Greenspun Hall, cost is $5.25/day
– Use any student lot and pay using PaybyPhone app

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

Register
Follow this link to reserve your seat.

Questions?
Contact Monica Williams via email or by phone at 317-920-4786.

Can't make this event?
We're making a lot of stops around the country. See where else we're headed here.

Schedule

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

5:15 p.m.
Post-session pizza social with the SPJ Las Vegas Pro chapter, in Room GUA 1126


Meet the Trainers

Dan Petty

Dan Petty (@danielpetty) is director of audience development for Digital First Media, the corporate parent of newspapers including The Denver Post, San Jose Mercury News and Orange County Register. He develops and implements strategies to help grow the company's digital audience across web, mobile, social and other third-party platforms. He previously worked for The Denver Post as a senior editor, digital director of sports and social media editor and has an extensive background in multimedia journalism.

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.


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