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Free training on Google tools offered to NHPA members

On Tuesday,  December 12, the Society of Professional Journalists in conjunction with the New Hampshire Press Association will offer a free workshop how journalists can optimize Google tools.
The training is free to all New Hampshire Press Association members and will be conducted from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Concord Monitor, 1 Monitor Drive, Concord, N.H. 03301.
Michelle Johnson (@mijohn) an associate professor of the practice, multimedia journalism, at Boston University will conduct the training. Johnson is a former editor for the Boston Globe and boston.com. She was part of the team that launched boston.com in 1995.
Four topics will be covered:
  • Google Alerts – Stay in the know on breaking stories.
  • Google Public Data Explorer – Access a world of data and create high-quality visuals.
  • Google Advanced Search – Research with precision. Simple tools and tips to help you get better results, faster.
  • Google Trends – Use real-time search data to bring people the stories they’re looking for.

More information about the program is here.

Those New Hampshire Press Association members interested in attending please contact Jonathan Van Fleet (jvanfleet@cmonitor.com) – at the Concord Monitor by Thursday December 7.

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