AAJA Asia Digital reporting training w/ Google -Philippines


Date: Wed., August 14, 2019
12:00pm – 4:00pm

Google PHILIPPINES (Salu-salo Room): Net Park Building, 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, 1634 Metro Manila, Philippines / +63 936 145 6554

Eligibility: Open to AAJA members and non-AAJA members
Target audience: journalists, media professionals, students


Learn how to harness the latest Google technology to make your reporting more accurate and engaging while reducing the amount of time needed to gather data.

In this session, we will focus on:

Google Advanced Search: Research with precision | Simple tools and tips to help you get better results, faster | Searching cached content and monitoring changes on web pages | People searches and websites/databases to use when investigating individuals | Company searches and where to look to investigate corporations

Google Maps: Show where stories happen by building interactive maps

Google Translate: On assignment across the world, or in a diaspora community across town, you may find yourself in a situation where you need help bridging a language gap

Google Alerts: Stay in the know on breaking stories that are important to journalists

Google Trends: Use real-time search data to bring people the stories they’re looking for

Google Tables and Google Dataset Search: Help you to get to your desired data faster and easier

Extracting data from PDF and cleaning data

Google My Maps and Fusion Tables: Build interactive maps that help you find insights from data and tell your stories in a more engaging way

Google Image Search: Help you to track and verify online images

** Topics may be modified due to time restrictions and audience composition.