Monthly open call this week

Dec 2, 2018

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Happy December, hacks and hackers! The last monthly call of 2018 is coming up this Wednesday. Do you have any projects you want to share, events to promote or questions for the H/H community? Join us at the details below ⬇️

Worth a read:

  • Catarse, a Brazilian crowdfunding platform, is creating a fund to finance and promote independent journalism projects (Knight Center)
  • Two professors at a Spanish university launched Periodista de Datos, a project that aggregated over 300 journalists in Spain and Latin America to promote data journalism collaboration (Online Journalism Blog)
  • A Knight Foundation report looked into how political influencers add to the spread of misinformation and fake news on social media sites (Knight Foundation)

Upcoming events:

Month Day City Country Event
December 8-9 Glasgow Scotland Creating the Media Scotland Deserves
December 13-14 Philadelphia US SRCCON: POWER
January 7-11 Amsterdam Netherlands Digital Methods Winter School
February 1-2 Miami US Computation + Journalism Symposium
March 7-10 Newport Beach US CAR Conference
April 1-5 Valencia Spain Internet Freedom Festival
April 12-13 Austin US International Symposium on Online Journalism
June 11-14 Tunis Tunisia Rights Con Tunis
June 13-16 Houston US Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference
June 19-21 Cape Town South Africa Global Fact-Checking Summit
July 19-21 Toronto Canada International Conference on Social Media & Society

Job openings:

Location Employer Opening
Russia IR-Content Leading designer
US Center for Political Accountability Program Associate
US CGTN Digital Producer
US NPR Audience and Digital Content Specialist
US OpenPrecincts Product Manager/Developer
US Syracuse University Assistant Professor - Data Journalism

Project funding:

Deadline Fund
Rolling Solutions Journalism Network Freelance Fund
Rolling Ukraine Media Development Fund
Rolling Contest fees for submitting solutions stories
January Journalism scholarships for software developers
January Entrepreneurial Journalism cohort

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