Speak at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference

Feb 24, 2019

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Hello, hacks and hackers! The Global Investigative Journalism Conference opened their call for research paper abstracts that highlight trends, challenges, teaching methodologies, new developments and best practices in investigative and data journalism.

Abstracts should be sent to research.papers@gijn.org and are due by April 8. The conference will take place September 26-29 in Hamburg, Germany.

Happening this week:

Worth a read:

  • Will Koehrsen wrote about (and made data visualizations illustrating) what he learned from his commitment to writing one data science piece a week for a year (Towards Data Science)
  • The Center for Cooperative Media created an “audience explorer dashboard” for small- to medium-sized newsrooms that uses Google Analytics to better categorize where your article’s clicks are coming from (Medium)
  • Logic Magazine interviewed an anonymous investment bank algorithmic trader to get insider details on how the financial sector is changing with the introduction of automated trading (Logic Magazine)

Upcoming events:

Month Day City Country Event
March 4-8 San Francisco US RSA Conference
March 6-7 Dubai United Arab Emirates WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference
March 7-10 Newport Beach US CAR Conference
March 23 - 24 Cairo Egypt Arab Data Journalist’s Network Conference
April 1-2 Vienna Austria Digital Media Europe
April 1-5 Valencia Spain Internet Freedom Festival
April 4-5 Gdańsk Poland Personal Democracy Forum
April 3-7 Perugia Italy International Journalism Festival
April 5-6 Kalmar Sweden GRAV Swedish Investigative Journalism Conference
April 5-7 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia World Conference on Media and Mass Communication
April 8-10 Lisbon Portugal IPTC Spring Meeting
April 12-13 Austin US International Symposium on Online Journalism
April 30-1 San Jose US Facebook Developer Conference
May 2-3 Addis Ababa Ethiopia UNESCO World Press Freedom Day
May 13-17 San Francisco US The Web Conference
May 16-19 Mechelen Belgium European Investigative Journalism Conference
May 17-19 Prague Czech Republic Wikimedia Hackathon
May 24-28 Washington, D.C. US ICA Conference
May 27-28 Bonn Germany DW Global Media Forum
June 1-3 Glasgow UK World News Media Conference
June 11-14 Tunis Tunisia RightsCon Tunis
June 13-15 Athens Greece GEN Summit
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
Europe Hearken Engagement Consultant
Europe Hearken Managing Director
UK The Courier Trainee Multimedia Journalist
UK Journalism.co.uk Multimedia Reporter
US AAAS Interactive Graphics Editor
US The Chief-Leader Audience Engagement/Digital Products Specialist
US Colorado Public Radio Investigative Editor
US Discovery Inc. Director, Digital Media
US Kaiser Health News Missouri Data Reporter
US New York Magazine Full Stack Web Developer
US New York Magazine Senior Full Stack Web Developer
US The Post and Courier Projects Reporter
US University of Alaska - Fairbanks Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism
US WNBC Investigative Content Producer

Other opportunities:

Deadline Fund
Rolling Solutions Journalism Network Freelance Fund
Rolling Ukraine Media Development Fund
Rolling Contest fees for submitting solutions stories
March Princeton Center for Digital Humanities postdoctoral fellowship
April Data Journalism Awards for free trip to Athens for GEN Summit

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