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  1. Our Search for the Best OCR Tool, and What We Found

    By Ted Han and Amanda Hickman

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    We couldn’t find single side by side comparison of the most accessible OCR options, so we ran a handful of documents through seven different tools, and compared the results.

  2. Event Roundup, February 11

    By Erika Owens

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    Lots of upcoming meetups, plus help for students to attend industry events.

  3. Things You Made, Feb 8

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  4. Event Roundup, February 4

    By Erika Owens

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    Looking ahead to conferences, plus the NICAR lightning talks want your pitches.

  5. How We Made the Force Report Database

    By Carla Astudillo and Erin Petenko

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    How we made a database of every time N.J. cops punched, kicked, or used other force over a five-year period, and a series of stories to go with it.

  6. Event Roundup, January 28

    By Erika Owens

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    Final deadlines for a bunch of fellowships, plus meetups, conferences, and more.

  7. Things You Made, Jan 25

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  8. What to Do When Your Work Isn’t Your Job

    By Julia Wolfe

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    Advice from a SRCCON:POWER 2018 session on acknowledging and managing the unofficial, invisible tasks that become part of your workday.

  9. Event Roundup, January 22

    By Erika Owens

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    Fellowship application deadlines are coming up soon, and other events.

  10. New Open Source Tools for Journalism Educators

    By Allison Lichter Joseph

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    Tools and resources, including a cool deck of cards, to teach journalism or just get yourself out of a rut.

  11. How to Diversify Your Newsroom, Starting Now

    By Emma Carew Grovum

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    Emma Carew Grovum’s action steps toward diverse, equitable, and inclusive organizational cultures.

  12. Event Roundup, January 14

    By Erika Owens

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    Scholarship deadline this week, plus meetups getting moving in the new year.

  13. Things You Made, Jan 11

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  14. Event Roundup, January 7

    By Erika Owens

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    Fellowship and leadership program deadlines abound this month.

  15. Mapping the Fiery Chaos of the 1968 Riots

    By Armand Emamdjomeh, Danielle Rindler, and Lauren Tierney

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    A full walkthrough of the Washington Post’s mapping project involving D.C.’s 1968 riots.

  16. Event Roundup, December 19

    By Erika Owens

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    So many upcoming deadlines. If you have time at the end of the year, check out some fellowships to apply for or conferences to pitch!

  17. Hello from Our SRCCON:POWER Emcee

    By Kim Bui and Lindsay Muscato

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    Our Q&A; with SRCCON:POWER emcee Kim Bui.

  18. Turn Your Critical Lens Inward

    By Lindsay Muscato and Rachel Schallom

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    Our Q&A; with SRCCON:POWER speaker Rachel Schallom on why industry coverage matters.

  19. Turn Your Critical Lens Inward, Pt. 2

    By Ben Mullin and Lindsay Muscato

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    SRCCON:POWER speaker Ben Mullin on why media organizations must have more transparency.

  20. You Have the Power to Make Change Now

    By Robert Hernandez and Lindsay Muscato

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    SRCCON:POWER speaker Robert Hernandez on how horizontal loyalty can change how you perceive what’s possible.

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