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  1. Making SecureDrop Easier to Use for More Journalists

    By Erika Owens

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    Our Q&A; with SecureDrop about a new workstation being developed.

  2. Things You Made, Nov 8

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  3. Event Roundup, November 5

    By Erika Owens

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    Upcoming conference, plus a bunch of leadership opportunities that are open for applications.

  4. Things You Made, Oct 25

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  5. How 21 Newsrooms Pooled Funds for Texas Public Data

    By Matt Dempsey

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    High fees for public data are a huge problem. Here’s how 21 newsrooms in Texas banded together to buy one $3,500 voter database.

  6. Event Roundup, October 22

    By Erika Owens

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    We extended the SRCCON:POWER deadline, plus we’ll be in London this week!

  7. Front-Page Voter Registration: Q&A with the Ithaca Times

    By Marshall Hopkins and Lindsay Muscato

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    A Q&A with Marshall Hopkins from the Ithaca Times about journalists helping voters overcome hurdles to civic participation.

  8. Event Roundup, October 15

    By Erika Owens

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    We’ve got SRCCON:POWER and MozFest House unconference events coming up, and other events and deadlines.

  9. Things You Made, Oct 11

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup

  10. Event Roundup, October 8

    By Erika Owens

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    MozFest, SRCCON:POWER, AI Challenge deadline, so much going on this week.

  11. The Value of Human Text Analysis: Q&A with Alvin Chang

    By Alvin Chang and Lindsay Muscato

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    Alvin Chang of Vox talks to Source about analyzing transcripts of the Ford/Kavanaugh hearings and finding what could be measured.

  12. Things You Made, Sept 28

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup

  13. Event Roundup, September 24

    By Erika Owens

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    So many meetups this week!

  14. You’re Not Really Listening

    By Amy L. Kovac-Ashley

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    What if our old ways of listening, as reporters, are actually barriers to the work we want to do?

  15. How We Made “Billions of Birds Migrate”

    By Brian Jacobs

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    National Geographic’s enormous bird migration interactive and how it came to be.

  16. Event Roundup, September 17

    By Erika Owens

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    TextAV is back this week, plus the NICAR19 deadline nears.

  17. Things You Made, Sept 13

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup of news nerd projects and things living in our tabs.

  18. How We Mapped 1.3m Data Points Using Mapbox

    By David Blood and Ændrew Rininsland

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    Inside our totally complex cartographic endeavor to map broadband.

  19. Things You Made, Aug 30

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  20. Our Low-Stress Guide to Working Without an Editor

    By Casey Miller

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    If you’re working without an editor, it’s important to build your own support system. Here’s a roundup of our best ideas and strategies, based on our SRCCON 2018 session.

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