Increasingly frequent slow-slip earthquakes, coupled with the after-effects of the 2011 Tōhoku megaquake, may be pushing the Tokyo area towards disaster (Scary news from Japan: GPS sensors have identified an increase in frequency near Tokyo of a...
By Ryan Pitts, Dan Sinker When we talk with newsrooms about open-sourcing their work, often the response we get is that they’d love to, but deadline pressures keep the last-mile work and documentation that signifies a good open-source...
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• 6:30 - 7:00: Networking
• 7:00 - 7:15: Ed Borasky will give a wrap-up of the most interesting projects shown at the NICAR 2014 conference in Baltimore.
• 7:15 - 7:45: Catherine Nikolovski of Hack Oregon will talk about mining and visualizing the ORESTAR campaign finance database. She'll also talk about a new project called BallotPath, which will...
• 7:15 - 7:45: Catherine Nikolovski of Hack Oregon will talk about mining and visualizing the ORESTAR campaign finance database. She'll also talk about a new project called BallotPath, which will deliver a complete list of all elected officials, from school district up to Governor and Senator to a voter based on location.
• 7:45 - ??: Hands-on tool gathering. Bring your laptop, and an 8 GB or bigger USB stick (or writable DVD if you must). Ed will have copies of OSGeo Live, Tails and of course CompJournoStick.
At one time, it took many years before a select few journalists could be invested in the purple as columnists. This carried distinct benefits: They were seasoned veterans with the experience, street smarts and capabilities that only time conveys.
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Fact-checking journalism gains momentum DigitalJournal.com Journalists have always faced up to facts, but a new wave of fact-checking journalism has gained prominence in the past decade to counter misleading or outrageous claims of political figures.