Registration is open for MisinfoCon London

Sep 29, 2019

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Hello, hacks and hackers! Registration is now open for MisinfoCon London, a joint anti-misinformation project between Hacks/Hackers and Mozilla. It’ll take place the 23rd of October at the Royal Society for the Arts, as part of MozFest House.

And don’t forget about our monthly global open call this Wednesday! Join in anytime from the top of the hour at 1200 US Eastern time.

The week ahead:

Worth a read:

  • The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering a free 6-week course in English, Spanish and Portugese on Data Journalism & Visualization With Free Tools from October thru November (Knight Center)
  • The publisher of the New York Times wrote an op-ed this past week about the growing threat to journalism around the world (NYT)
  • The Institute for Nonprofit News released a report on its member nonprofit newsrooms showing that they brought in $450 million in annual revenue in 2018, $100 million more than 2017 (NiemanLab)

Upcoming events:

Month Day City Country Event
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 8-11 Cambridge, MA US WikiConference North America
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
Anywhere openDemocracy Production Editor
China TIME Associate Audience Engagement Editor
Germany Datawrapper Software Developer
UAE Harper’s Bazaar Art Director
UK Neudata Alternative Data Journalist
UK PEI Media Designer
US Baltimore Sun Interactive Designer/Developer
US Bloomberg Industry Group Data Journalist
US Hazen and Sawyer Graphic Designer (Infographics)
US Money Special Projects Editor
US Data Reporter
US US News & World Report Data Reporter
US Wall Street Journal Data Reporter

Other opportunities:

Deadline Fund
October 31 $10,000 storyLAB Data Journalism Grant
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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