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Wednesday, September 30 • 16:00 - 17:15
Cleaning data with Regular Expressions

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Build patterns to extract data with the powerful and wonderful Regex tool. Rob Gebeloff of the New York Times will introduce you to a powerful syntax library that can help you clean up your data, or turn text into something tabular that you can pop into your spreadsheet or database program. This session is for journalists who already know the basics but want to venture more into programming and for advanced data journalists in any language looking for new tools in the fight against dirty data.

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Adriana Homolová

Proud coordinator of the data skills training 📊, ARENA, Follow The Money, Lost in Europe
Adriana is a freelance data journalist, trainer and public spending nerd. At Dataharvest, she coordinates the data skills training. At other times, she writes scrapers and investigates European Union for Follow The Money's Bureau Brussel and collects data on missing children in migration... Read More →

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Robert Gebeloff

Robert Gebeloff is a New Yorks Times reporter specializing in data analysis. He works on in-depth stories where numbers help augment traditional reporting.

Wednesday September 30, 2020 16:00 - 17:15 CEST