Posts tagged 'interactive data'
“These are my people,” I heard many attendees at SRCCON (pronounced "source-con") say during the two-day conference in Minneapolis last week.
SRCCON, first conceived at NICAR, and now in its second year, wanted to feature the hallway conversations, skillshares and collaborations that happen naturally at bigger conferences and make them the highlight of the event. The small conference, organized by Knight-Mozilla OpenNews, drew 225 people — news developers, data journalists, designers, editors and reporters from The New York Times and Quartz to local NPR stations and freelance journalists.
I went to the conference as a volunteer, helping people register and running ...
Tons of ink -- both physical and digital -- have been spilled in recent years discussing the economic models that can be built to sustain, perhaps even revive, the business of journalism. It seems to me that somewhat less attention has been given to the topic of how to create new and better content models, which are just as surely needed.
Here at the Investigative Reporting Workshop, we are trying to tackle both sides of the equation. In the coming months, Executive Editor Charles Lewis will have a lot to say about new ways to finance and distribute investigative journalism.
On the ...