EIJC & Dataharvest is an annual, four-day conference, organised by Journalismfund.eu, which brings together journalism heavyweights, data specialists and coding whiz-kids to exchange skills and story ideas. EIJC18 & Dataharvest will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018. Like last year, place to be is the charming city of Mechelen, 20 minutes outside of Brussels and very easily accessible! Address is Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen at Thomas More University College - Campus De Vest. 

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Journalismfund.eu vzw is an independent non-profit organisation under Belgian law that aims to promote quality in-depth and cross-border journalism by giving working grants to journalists, by providing networking opportunities and by organising training sessions.
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Saturday, May 26 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
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Should you use the mean or the median? How should you interpret the 'margins of error' of polling result? And what does 'correlation doesn't mean causation' mean exactly? In this session, Maarten Lambrechts will explain these and other statistical concepts (without formulas!). You'll learn how to spot errors and misinterpretations of statistics in the news, and you'll learn how to improve your own reporting on numbers.

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Maarten Lambrechts

Data journalist & visualisation consultant, Planet
Maarten Lambrechts is a freelance data journalist and datavisualisation expert. After working some years as a data journalist at Belgian newspaper De Tijd, he now works as a freelancer. He designs and develops data visualisations, builds tools to visualise data and gives trainings... Read More →

Saturday May 26, 2018 1:00pm - 2:15pm CEST