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Thursday, September 6 • 4:40pm - 4:45pm
Dancing with data

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This lightning talk will summarize challenges and lessons learned from IREX's experience creating VIBE: the Vibrant Information Barometer. After many years of running the Media Sustainability Index, IREX designed a new tool to better measure complex information systems (not just media sectors). This talk will share insights from our struggle to 1) make different types of data play nicely and 2) to build a coherent narrative from the synthesis that provides people with a fresh perspective and practical, useful information.

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Tara Susman-Peña

Senior Technical Advisor, IREX
Tara Susman-Peña is senior technical advisor at IREX, where she is working to adapt and expand the global development nonprofit’s media and information literacy program, Learn to Discern, for the United States and other countries. An expert on media and communications technology... Read More →

Thursday September 6, 2018 4:40pm - 4:45pm EDT
Academy Hall Main Room 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20009