Have you seen H/H London’s Q&A series?

Sep 8, 2019

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Hello, hacks and hackers! H/H London introduced a new interview Q&A style format for their monthly meetups, which you can check out on their YouTube channel.

They’re also collaborating with My So-Called Career, an initiative led by women for women to help them develop and maintain relationships at work, on a ten-week program that starts this fall.

Worth a read:

  • If any of your news tools or sites run on Amazon Web Services, be sure to check that your data is secure in the AWS cloud (Datafloq)
  • Researchers studied millennial news consumers’ habits in both the US and UK and found that even if they download mobile news apps, they don’t frequently check them (NiemanLab)
  • Some thieves used an audio deepfake to imitate the voice of the chief executive of a German company and trick one of his employees into transferring almost a quarter million dollars into a secret account (Vice)

Upcoming events:

Month Day City Country Event
September 9-10 New Orleans US ASNE News Leaders Conference
September 11 New Orleans US Workshop: How Any Journalist Can Earn Trust
September 12-14 New Orleans US Online News Association Conference
September 16-20 Fukoka Japan W3C TPAC
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 14-16 Ljubljana Slovenia IPTC Autumn Meeting
October 21-22 Bucharest Romania News Impact Academy: What Analytics Matter in 2019
October 21-27 London UK MozFest
October 23-25 Munich Germany Medientage Munchen
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

Job openings:

Location Employer Opening
China Dow Jones Graphic Designer
US AP Data Viz Specialist
US Business Insider Google, Amazon, Facebook Reporter
US Chicago Tribune Sr. News Apps Developer
US CNBC Data Journalist
US Connecticut Mirror Data Reporter
US The Markup Graphics Editor
US The Markup Full Stack Engineer
US Reveal Data Editor
US Texas Tribune Audience Analyst
US Wall Street Journal AI Reporter

Other opportunities:

Deadline Fund
September 8 Brazilian Data Journalism Award
September 20 Reporting grants & workshop on digital identity, data & technology in Africa
September 23 FIJ grant to cover US-focused watchdog stories
September 27 Apply to be a Knight Visiting Nieman Fellow
September 27 EU grant for projects on media freedom & investigative journalism
Rolling ECFJ grants for stories on elections, AI, disinformation, etc.
Rolling Solutions Journalism Network Freelance Fund
Rolling Ukraine Media Development Fund
Rolling Contest fees for submitting solutions stories

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