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    Using AI for Visualised Data & Web Interactives

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    Join us for the fifth in our 8-part webinar series on AI and journalism, supported by the Walkley Public Fund

    This webinar will focus on the potential of AI for creating visualised data and web interactives. Participants will be shown how to use tools to generate visualisations, and discuss the opportunities and risks. You will be given homework activities and be able to post your work to a closed forum for feedback from your trainer and fellow learners.

    Date: 16 May 2024

    Time: 10.30am-12 noon AEST

    Venue: Virtual

    Tickets: Free, registration essential

    Trainer: Yan Oak. Yan has spent the past decade as a passionate advocate for data journalism, civic tech, open data, and the power of new technologies to empower independent media and civil society. He is the founder of Thibi, a consultancy working in the space between data and design with organisations across Southeast Asia to help them build data literacy skills for decision making and storytelling. Yan is originally from Myanmar, but splits his time between Myanmar, Thailand and Singapore. He has worked as a trainer for a wide range of organisations including Reuters and WAN-IFRA.

    Speaker: Dylan Salcedo. Dylan has been a data scientist for Rappler since September 2020. He currently works with the Digital Forensics Team, probing the digital media space and investigating disinformation trends. Before joining Rappler, he worked under a tech startup, giving him an immersion of current trends in the software industry. This also trained him in the value of making data-driven decisions, used in Rappler to guide journalists in making sense of their findings.

    Full list of 2024 sessions:

    1. Get your newsroom AI-Ready for 2024 - 4 December 2023

    2. Learn about AI for Text Journalists - 12 February 2024

    3. AI and Investigative Journalism - 14 March 2024

    4. AI for Photojournalists and Video Reporters - 9 April 2024

    5. AI - Visualisations and Interactives - 16 May 2024

    6. AI and Audio Journalism - 6 June 2024

    7. AI and Copyright, Media Law, Verification and Fact-Checking - 7 July 2024

    8. AI and Newsroom Workflows - 8 August 2024

    Further information: 

    Corinne Podger, Senior Manager for Programs and Education, Walkley Foundation -

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    This program is made possible with the support of The Walkley Public Fund. Donations to the Public Fund are tax-deductible, and help support Foundation professional development programs including grants, scholarships and fellowships, and training. Learn more and donate here.

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