Watch the AIJC from wherever you are

Nov 1, 2022

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Greetings, hacks and hackers! The 18th African Investigative Journalism Conference is happening now, and they are livestreaming the plenary session for free!

AIJC is a popular event for not just investigative reporting but also groundbreaking news techniques like AI. If you can’t attend in Johannesburg or watch on YouTube, you can also follow the conference at #AIJC2022.

Worth a read:

  • The U.S. Census Bureau’s Open Innovation Labs opened applications for its StatVentures initiative which seeks proposals on how to improve its supply chain data. Applicants have until December 2 to submit concept proposals and can receive $10,000 if their ideas are chosen to advance to Phase II.
  • The Pivot Fund is a philanthropic organization that supports independent BIPOC-led community news outlets through grants, trainings and collaboration opportunities. Their first round of grant funding invested $2 million into seven news outlets across the US state of Georgia.
  • Former NYT Executive Editor Dean Baquet is launching a yearlong fellowship for local investigative reporters to receive training, funding and resources to tackle an investigative story idea for their community.

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