April conferences coming upSuggest edits
Happy April, hacks and hackers! There are two worldwide conferences happening this month - the International Symposium on Online Journalism (April 14-15) and the International Journalism Festival (April 19-23).
You can always find details of other journalism events happening this year at the bottom of this newsletter
Worth a read:
- Twitter was supposed to take away legacy verified checkmarks on April 1. Though they didn’t quite do that, they did remove the New York Times’ checkmark. The Verge recapped Twitter’s messy weekend here.
- American lawmakers are starting to consider ways to assist local news sites, so Politico took a look back at how the Founding Fathers helped subsidize costs for mailing newspapers during the country’s inception.
- The Sigma Awards honor the best data journalism projects from around the world over the past year, and they announced 10 winners out of 638 entries sent from 80 countries.
- Anywhere - OpenRefine, Project Manager
- Anywhere - OpenSanctions, Data / Integration Engineer
- Africa - openDemocracy, Africa Editor
- UK - Financial Times, Data Journalist
- US - CBS, Data Journalist
- US - The Marshall Project, Audience Engagement Producers
- US - Protect Democracy, Graphic Designer
- US - Star Tribune, Graphics Producer
- US - Washington Post, Software Engineering Lead - News Video & Podcasts
- April 14-15, Online & Austin, US, International Symposium on Online Journalism
- April 19-23, Perugia, Italy, International Journalism Festival
- June 8-10, Chicago, US, Media Party Chicago
- June 19-20, Online & Bonn, Germany, DW Global Media Forum
- September 19-22, Gothenburg, Sweden, Global Investigative Journalism Conference
- November 20-22, Johannesburg, South Africa, African Investigative Journalism Conference