Happy New Year, hacks and hackers

Dec 29, 2019

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It’s a new day, a new month and a new decade, hacks and hackers! Usually this would mean a global call coming up, but we are postponing due to the call landing on a holiday for many around the world.

Now let’s enjoy some brain food while we enjoy the last few days of the twenty-teens.

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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
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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

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Location Employer Opening
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US Chalkbeat Data Visuals Intern
US LA Times Data and Graphics Journalist
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Other opportunities:

Deadline Fund
January 1 Alserkal residency for Middle East, Africa & South Asia journalists
January 15 Disinformation fellowship for journalism students
January 31 Grad school scholarship for journalists in Latin America
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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