Data Journalism Award winners announced

Jun 16, 2019

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We’re halfway through the year, hacks and hackers! The Data Journalism Awards were presented this weekend at the GEN Summit in Athens, and the IRE Conference took place in Houston, Texas.

You can see the DJA winners here and catch more lessons, tipsheets and more at #GENsummit and #IRE19.

Happening this week:

  • London is talking about disinformation, uncertainty and storytelling

Worth a read:

  • Two reporters from Reveal shared tips on creating a system for “networked reporting”, aka crowdsourcing (GIJN)
  • The Reuters Digital News Report, one of the most revered studies of digital news consumption around the world, released the 2019 report at the GEN Summit (Reuters Institute)
  • A report last week that Google made $4.7 billion off of news sites, via Google News, is probably way off, NiemanLab reports (NiemanLab)

Upcoming events:

Month Day City Country Event
June 19-21 Cape Town South Africa Global Fact-Checking Summit
June 27-29 Sao Paulo Brazil 14th Abraji Conference
June 28-29 Bangkok Thailand Mobile Journalism Conference Asia
July 1-2 Malaga Spain European Data and Computational Journalism Conference
July 1-5 Lausanne Switzerland World Conference of Science Journalists
July 4-6 London UK Investigative Journalism Summer Conference
July 9-10 Lisbon Portugal News Impact Academy: Diversify Your Revenue Streams
July 11-12 Minneapolis US SRCCON
July 19-21 Toronto Canada International Conference on Social Media & Society
August 6-10 Accra Ghana PyCon Africa
September 12-14 New Orleans US Online News Association Conference
September 26-27 Copenhagen Denmark News Impact Academy: Newsroom Leadership
September 26-29 Hamburg Germany Global Investigative Journalism Conference
October 4 Cambridge US Workshop on Disinformation at Harvard
October 4-5 London UK Conference for Truth and Trust Online
October 7 Birmingham UK News Impact Summit: A New Era for Climate Change Reporting
October 21-22 Bucharest Romania News Impact Academy: What Analytics Matter in 2019
October 21-27 London UK MozFest
October 28-30 Johannesburg South Africa African Investigative Journalism Conference
November 15 Lyon France News Impact Summit: Covering Politics in the Misinformation Age
December 6 Munich Germany News Impact Summit: Identity and Inclusion in Local News

Other opportunities:

Deadline Fund
June Raif Badawi Award for human rights coverage in muslim majority countries
June Project funding from UN around media, women, rule of law & human rights in Jordan
June Pitch your story ideas to The African Academy of Sciences
July Digital Integrity Fellowship Program
July Nominate work for the Free Press Awards
August Nominate work for the AAAS Science Journalism Awards
Rolling Solutions Journalism Network Freelance Fund
Rolling Ukraine Media Development Fund
Rolling Contest fees for submitting solutions stories

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