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Google Nigeria trains journalists in using data tools

Monday 13 May 2013 | 13:23 CET | News
Google says it has concluded arrangements to train Nigerian journalists this year in using online data tools. Communication and Public Affairs Manager of Google Anglophone West Africa, Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, said this year's training is aimed at helping Nigerian journalists to understand how to use online tools to help them develop more data-driven news. He said the training will focus specifically on using Google fusion tables, Google forms and Spreadsheet, Advanced Search 2.0 application, Google Earth Maps and Crowd Sourcing with Social Media, to enhance news gathering by journalists.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google
Countries: Nigeria
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