HH London launches a YouTube channel

Mar 17, 2019

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day, hacks and hackers. Hacks/Hackers London has a new YouTube channel, where you can watch presentations if you couldn’t make it out to their meetups:

If you’ve got news from your own chapter, or anything else you’d like to share, please get in touch.

The week ahead:

Worth a read:

  • Seven winning projects will receive grants of $750,000 from the AI and Open News Challenge (AI Ethics Initiative) this year
  • The Knight Center is holding a free online course for journalists later this month on navigating misinformation (Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas)
  • GIJN created two new comprehensive global guides on resources for women journalists and on audience engagement (GIJN)

Upcoming events:

Month Day City Country Event
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
China South China Morning Post Lead Web Developer - Drupal/API
China South China Morning Post Senior Web Developer - Product
China Vantage Asia Publishing Limited Digital Media Assistant
South Africa Africa Check Impact Researcher
US Billings Gazette Regional Digital Director
US Boston Business journal Associate Editor/Data Journalist
US CALmatters Data Journalism Summer Internship
US Dotdash Data-Visualization Contractor
US FiscalNote (Senior) Product Manager
US Gannett Senior Full-Stack Rails Developer
US Hearst Production Designer
US Industry Dive Interactive News Designer
US Kaiser Health Missouri Data Reporter
US Los Angeles Times Creative Technologist Internships
US Mother Jones Data Journalist
US NJ Advance Media Editor, Data & Investigations
US NPR Contract Strategist, Technical Documentation
US NPR Senior UX Designer
US Philadelphia Inquirer & SpotlightPA Tons of relevant job openings
US Politico News Applications Developer
US ProPublica Editorial Experience Designer
US ProPublica Engagement Reporter
US ProPublica Front-end Designer/Developer
US ProPublica News Applications Developer
US San Francisco Chronicle Newsroom Junior Developer
US theSkimm Director of Frontend Engineering
US South Florida Sun Sentinel Interactive Designer/Data Visualization Specialist
US Wall Street Journal Audience Data Analyst
US Wall Street Journal Newsroom Developer
US Wall Street Journal Newsroom Innovation Chief
US Washington Post Full Stack Engineer
US WMTV NBC15 Digital Director

Other opportunities:

Deadline Fund
Rolling Solutions Journalism Network Freelance Fund
Rolling Ukraine Media Development Fund
Rolling Contest fees for submitting solutions stories
April Magic grants from The Brown Institute for Media Innovation
April Data Journalism Awards for free trip to Athens for GEN Summit

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