Mike Reilley, who has held sessions at recent APSE conventions in conjunction with SPJ and the Google News Initiative, will be holding more training in 2020 in advance of this year’s virtual convention.

There will be two hours of free training for APSE members, from Noon-2 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, via Zoom. Attendees can choose either session, or both. Here’s what will be covered:

Noon to 1 p.m. ET: Google Trends for SEO/headlines and other headline tools, Google advanced search, Fact-Check Explorer, verification tools for photos and videos, Google Scholar for sourcing and Google Earth Timelapse and Google Earth measure tool.

1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET: Google Dataset Search, Google Public Data Explorer (focus on Census), scraping data with Google Sheets and other tools, Google Flourish for graphics and mapping.

To receive the Zoom meeting information, please contact APSE third vice president Dan Spears at Dan.Spears@StarNewsOnline.com. This information will not be handed out publicly on a social media post or on the website.


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