It's NICAR timeSuggest edits
It’s here, hacks and hackers! One of our favorite conferences, NICAR, is happening online this week.
This is the first time the conference has ever been fully online, so this is your chance to brush up on topics like Excel, R and data story editing.
Happening this week:
- Nairobi is learning Python techniques
Worth a read:
- Using open source data is integral to investigative journalism, but with the volume of information available, it’s important to make sure that sharing it is accurate, safe and ethical, especially when reporting on human rights.
- Being able to translate huge numbers, like the coronavirus death toll, into empathy-inducing visualizations that reach the masses is a superpower that has inspired action throughout history.
- Facebook has been fighting regulation in Australia and recently banned news sites altogether. Unfortunately, NiemanLab writes, it seems to have worked.
- Anywhere - Online Producer, GIJN
- Romania - Social Media Editor, RFE/RL
- South Africa - Executive Director, SANEF
- UK - UX Designer, Financial Times
- UK - Visual Stories Editor, Financial Times
- US - Data/Interactives Summer Intern, CalMatters
- US - Software Engineer, Minnesota Public Radio
- US - Engagement Editor, Politico
- US - Data & Graphics Journalist, San Diego Union-Tribune
- US - Web Editor, Yale Environment 360
- March 1-3, Online, Knight Media Forum
- March 3-5, Online, NICAR
- March 8, Online, MozFest
- March 8-10, Online, WanaData’s International Women’s Day
- March 30-31, Online, News Product Alliance Summit
- April 26-30, Online, International Symposium on Online Journalism
- June 7-11, Online, RightsCon
- Rolling deadline, Funding from Google to fact-check vaccine misinformation
- Rolling deadline, Funding to cover Covid in Black Sea countries
- Rolling deadline, FIJ grant for Americans to cover COVID-19
- Rolling deadline, IWMF relief grant for COVID-19 struggles
- Rolling deadline, Eyebeam grants for artistic contributions to journalism