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  1. Why a Kickoff Kit Makes Starting New Projects Easier

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Aligning your team early can make all the difference.

  2. Texting Your Audience is a Really Good Idea

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    A SRCCON 2018 session about interacting with your listeners and readers through SMS.

  3. Event Roundup, June 18

    By Erika Owens

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    Fellowship deadlines, plus meetups around the world this week.

  4. How We Made Our “Crossing Divides” News Game

    By Luke Hutton, Fionntán O’Donnell, Pietro Passarelli, and Alli Shultes

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    How we made a chat-based game that aimed to bridge social divisions.

  5. A Scripted Chat Tool that Anyone Can Use

    By Erika Owens

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    A Q&A about a new Q&A tool. Very meta.

  6. Things You Made, June 14

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  7. Event Roundup, June 11

    By Erika Owens

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    Busy week of conferences, plus other upcoming events!

  8. Event Roundup, June 4

    By Erika Owens

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    Online Journalism Awards deadline, plus upcoming meetups and conferences.

  9. Things You Made, May 31

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  10. Event Roundup, May 29

    By Erika Owens

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    Deadlines this week for leadership programs, plus upcoming events.

  11. Diary of a Local Data Reporter

    By Rachel Alexander

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    A deep dive into the ethics and process behind an investigation into overdoses in Spokane, Washington.

  12. Event Roundup, May 21

    By Erika Owens

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    We’ve got a second batch of tickets for SRCCON, plus other upcoming events and deadlines.

  13. Things You Made, May 17

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup.

  14. Event Roundup, May 14

    By Erika Owens

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    OpenVis is this week, plus a bunch of meetups.

  15. Event Roundup, May 7

    By Erika Owens

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    Still time to submit sessions to WordCamp for Publishers, plus events coming up this week.

  16. Things You Made, May 3

    By Lindsay Muscato

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    Our regular biweekly roundup

  17. How We Made Unequal Justice

    By Ann Choi, Erin Geismar, James Stewart, and Will Welch

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    Our two-part series that painted a picture of disparate justice systems on Long Island depending on race or ethnicity.

  18. Event Roundup, April 30

    By Erika Owens

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    Get your pitches into WordCamp for Publishers, plus conferences coming up next month, and local meetups soon, too.

  19. Nine Years of NICAR Lightning Talks (and Cats)

    By Christine Zhang

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    How NICAR lightning talks went from rogue session to regularly scheduled programming.

  20. Event Roundup, April 23

    By Erika Owens

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    A few meetups this week, plus looking ahead to conferences in May.

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