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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

ARENA / Follow The Money, Netherlands / Slovakia
Adriana is a freelance data journalist, trainer and public spending nerd. She coordinates the data skills training track on the Dataharvest conference and investigates the European Union for Follow The Money Bureau Brussel.

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Robert Gebeloff

Reporter, New York Times
Robert Gebeloff has worked as a data projects reporter for The New York Times since 2008 and has taught data journalism for many years in newsrooms and at conferences. He was co-winner of the George Polk Award in 2015 and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in both 2015 and 2016 for projects... Read More →

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