Covering & Protecting Your Elections

Covering and Protecting Your Elections
Phoenix
October 11

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


The Details

When
October 11, 1-5 p.m.

Where
Room 544
Beus Center for Law and Society
Arizona State University
111 E Taylor St.
Map/directions

Cost
Free

Parking Info
Coming soon

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


Meet the Trainers

Mike Reilley

Mike Reilley (@journtoolbox) is a visiting professor in data journalism and digital journalism at the University of Illinois-Chicago and consults with national media organizations on digital innovation. A former reporter at the LA Times and web editor at the Chicago Tribune, Mike has been a faculty member at Northwestern University, Arizona State University and DePaul University, training thousands of young journalists on web development.

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.

Robert Leger

Robert Leger was president of SPJ’s Sigma Delta Chi Foundation from 2012 to 2018, and a member of the board since 2000. He was president of SPJ in 2002-03 and received the Wells Memorial Key, the Society’s highest honor, in 2012.

He was a newspaper guy for 37 years, the final 22 years writing and editing for the editorial pages of the Arizona Republic and Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader. He now writes, edits and provides messaging advice through Leger Strategies, LLC.

Among his other journalism-related activities: He is a former president of the First Amendment Coalition of Arizona and was a founding member of OpenTheGovernment.org’s steering committee. He pioneered an exchange relationship between SPJ and the Journalists Association of Korea.

https://www.spj.org/election18-phoenix.asp

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