Be a speaker at the Computation and Journalism Symposium

Dec 8, 2019

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Do you work at the intersection of computer science, journalism or data science? Apply to speak at the upcoming Computation + Journalism Symposium.

The call for papers closes this Friday, the 13th of December. That’s also the last day to submit your entry for the Student Data Vis contest.

Week ahead:

Worth a read:

  • The latest sign that we’re in the age of the podcast: starting next year, there will be a Pulitzer Prize for Audio Reporting (Nieman Lab)
  • The Trusting News Project experimented with PolitiFact’s newsletter over the summer, finding which buttons and what language, such as “trust” instead of “support”, pushes readers to donate (GIJN)
  • AI is definitely not a MacGyver tool for journalism. But some outlets are using some programs successfully - like the Washington Post’s Modbot or Quartz’s AI Studio (Knight Foundation)

Upcoming events:

Month Day City Country Event
December 13-15 Kyiv Ukraine Conference on Investigative Journalism
February 8 Philadelphia US SRCCON:PRODUCT
February 18-20 Chiang Mai Thailand Splice Asian Media Conference
March 5-8 New Orleans US NICAR Conference
March 20-21 Boston US Computation + Journalism Symposium
March 20-22 Boston US Power of Narrative
April 1-5 Perugia Italy International Journalism Conference
May 14-17 Mechelen Belgium EIJC & Dataharvest
June 2-5 Seoul South Korea International Anti-Corruption Conference
June 9-12 Heredia Costa Rica RightsCon
June 18-21 National Harbor US IRE Conference
June 24-27 Oslo Norway Global Fact 7
July 16-17 Minneapolis US SRCCON

Job openings:

Location Employer Opening
Africa Africa Check Fact-Check Researcher
Belgium Politico Assistant Tech Editor
China Wall Street Journal Technology Reporter
China Wall Street Journal Technology Columnist
Czech Republic Radio Free Europe Visual Journalist
Hong Kong Wall Street Journal Asia Technology Reporter
South Korea Wall Street Journal Samsung Reporter
UK Evening Standard Tech Writer
US Marshall Project Senior Visual Journalist
US Marshall Project Senior Data Reporter
US Marshall Project Design Director
US Atlantic Media Cybersecurity Reporter
US Wall Street Journal Graphics Reporter
US Texas Tribune Data Reporter
US ABC Eyewitness News Interactive Journalist
US Texas Monthly Social Media Editor

Other opportunities:

Deadline Fund
December 13 Submit student data viz examples and get free conference entry
December 13 Apply for European Press Prize
April 3-5 Information Ethics Roundtable in Boston
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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