Our newest how-to guide: Part II of using Excel to analyze national security dataWe’ve posted the second part of our guide to using Excel to analyze national security data. In this segment, Brendan McGarry of Bloomberg News dives into filters, subtotals and pivot tables to find stories in the running list of casualties in Afghanistan. In this “NSZ101,” as we call our how-tos — you get a text step-by-step tour, with a couple of demo videos.
You can following along with the first part of the Excel 101 here.
medill Students chosen to investigate energy security
Ten McCormick National Security Journalism Scholarship recipients have been chosen to participate in an innovative 11-week reporting program in fall 2012. Their work in Medill’s Washington bureau will culminate in an investigative multimedia project on national security issues.
The winners of these $7,500 graduate student scholarships will work under the supervision of Josh Meyer, a 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles Times who joined the Medill faculty in 2010 to help establish the school’s National Security Journalism Initiative (NSJI). The project will focus on the national security implications of energy. → More Details