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Free Data Journalism Webinar with Filipino Journalists » JaypeeOnline

On November 25, 2022, at 7:00 PM (PH Time) – Omni Calculator will host a free Data Journalism Webinar via Zoom featuring Prinz Magtulis (Reuters Data & Graphics Reporter) and Melissa Lopez (Contributor from CNN and Business World).

Beginner to intermediate journalists are invited to join. They can register via bit.ly/journalist-guide-webinar. There are limited slots available.


The topics of the webinar include:

  • The importance of numbers in a story
  • Introduction to data journalism (how to analyze your data)
  • Contextualizing (Communicating numbers to a general audience by knowing your audience and using conversions)
  • Fact-checking (and making sure your story is understandable)
  • Resources for journalists (such as The Journalist’s Guide to Numbers)


Free Data Journalism Webinar

It’s a running joke that many journalists got into media to avoid math and numbers. That’s false — it’s inevitable for journalists to encounter computations in the daily grind. This webinar is for every reporter struggling with computations for a story, however simple they seem.

Melissa Lopez, Journalist (Contributed to CNN & Business World)

The Free Data Journalism webinar is provided to you by Omni Calculator: omnicalculator.com is a tech company based in Poland that was founded in 2014. It’s a platform consisting of over 2900 free Smart Calculators (calculators solving specific problems) organized into various categories, like everyday life, ecology, finance, math, and more.

With an average of over 20 million pageviews each month, they have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Wired, BBC, The Guardian, Forbes, and more. They currently have team members from 15 different countries, including the Philippines.