Apply to attend The Data Institute

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If you’re looking to beef up your data, design and code skills, The Data Institute is open! The Center for Journalism & Democracy and the Ida B. Wells Society run this free, in-person workshop for two weeks in July.

The program offers travel costs to and from D.C. along with a $1,000 stipend for participants. Applications are open through May 24.

Worth a read:

  • The Institute for Nonprofit News launched a new website called It spotlights reporting from rural communities in the US, and journalists can submit articles to be included.
  • At Google’s I/O Conference, it announced changes to its search function, including the use of AI. The AI function will now generate answers that will cite a few sources, but might significantly decrease traffic to news sites.
  • The Messenger is a new news website that launched on May 15 and hopes to become a trusted, non-partisan source of news, bringing several news veterans in as section editors.


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