Data Journalism Online Open Lecture

Time: Oct. 12, 2018 (Fri.), 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Venue: CVA 506, HKBU

Speaker: Aaron Mendelson

Language: English

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Speaker Aaron Mendelson of Southern California Public Radio‘s (KPCC) will speak from his base in the U.S. on data journalism and interactive projects.

At KPCC, Aaron has used data to shine a light on the avalanche of outside money in local politics, spiking firearms sales, Los Angeles’ bicycle infrastructure, and police militarization. He helped build a unique database on officer-involved shootings in Los Angeles County for KPCC’s Officer Involved project.

Aaron joined KPCC in 2014 and became a member of the station’s investigative team in 2017

He holds a master’s degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to joining KPCC, his work had been published and aired by Reuters, Marketplace, KQED and Mother Jones. He got his start in journalism at KFAI in Minneapolis.

Links to some of his works:

http://laist.com/2018/06/19/lottery.php

http://projects.scpr.org/officer-involved-sb/

https://www.scpr.org/news/2017/08/23/74917/la-mayor-garcetti-behested-payments/


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