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Friday, October 10 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
The Wonk Wars: Data-Driven Business Reporting (Newsroom)

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Data journalism is changing many facets of business reporting, but perhaps nowhere is the change more visible than in the coverage of economic news. Three people doing pace-setting work at the New York Times' Upshot, 538 and Quartz talk about their work and the criticism it has generated.

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Annalyn Kurtz

Knight-Bagehot Fellow, Columbia University
Annalyn Kurtz is a Knight-Bagehot Fellow studying business journalism at Columbia University. Previously, she worked as a senior writer for CNNMoney covering economics and the Federal Reserve. Her articles, data visualizations and social media presence have documented the slow recovery from the Great Recession with a focus on not only the numbers, but also the real people behind the data. In that vein, she launched CNNMoney’s... Read More →

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Ben Casselman

Chief Economics Writer, FiveThirtyEight
Ben Casselman is chief economics writer for ESPN's FiveThirtyEight, the definitive website for data-driven journalism. Previously Casselman spent more than seven years as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, covering energy, real estate, politics and most recently economics.
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Neil Irwin

Senior Economics Correspondent, The New York Times
Neil Irwin is a senior economics correspondent for The New York Times, where he writes for The Upshot, a Times site for analysis of politics, economics and more. He is the author of “The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire,” about the efforts of the world’s central banks to combat the global financial crisis, published by the Penguin Press in 2013. Irwin has appeared on television and radio analyzing... Read More →
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Matt Phillips

Finance and Markets Editor, Quartz
Matt Phillips is the finance and markets editor at Quartz, where he has worked since it launched in September 2012. Prior to joining Quartz, Phillips was at The Wall Street Journal for seven years, most recently covering the aftermath of the Great Recession and the relentless descent of U.S. interest rates. | Other descents he covered at the Journal include the January 2009 splashdown of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River and Hillary... Read More →

Friday October 10, 2014 1:45pm - 2:45pm
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism 219 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018

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