GIS for Media and Press

IRE and Esri Programs for Journalists

You can enhance your reporting by using Esri data easily, quickly and at no cost. Esri supports IRE ArcGIS Mapping Bootcamps with software for students.

Free Business Analyst Online (BAO) Basic Subscription.

Available through December 31, 2010.

Use Business Analyst Online, an easy-to-use, Web-based application for market area analysis and data exploration, to investigate demographic and other population patterns and compare geographic areas of interest through interactive maps. IRE will provide training for journalists.

Your free, basic subscription includes 17 pre-formatted reports and maps that are based on more than 1,700 variables and delivered to you via email in PDF or Excel format. All reports and maps are based on your geographic area of interest. Business Analyst Online provides Web-based access to the data and analysis using web browsers on both PC and Mac computers, so you don’t have to install additional software.

Learn more about Business Analyst Online.

To activate and access your free subscription, click here.

Free Customized Data and Maps

Do you need specific data, maps, or charts for your story? Esri can provide customized information in a wide variety of formats to you, either for individual articles or on a regular basis. Sourcing credit is required.

For more information or to take part in this program contact:

Donna Fancher

ArcGIS Desktop Training from IRE

IRE Bootcamps—Learn how to use ArcGIS in the newsroom. Training includes no cost one year ArcGIS for Desktop license.

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