Meet our Twitter bot that follows a list of users and retweets them when they mention a certain topic.
Offloading some of a burden of continuous human monitoring to a friendly bot can be just the comfort you need on a cold Election Night.
It’s a slow week for events, so why not spend some time proposing talks to upcoming conferences?
It’s the last day to apply for grants for women journalists, plus lots of meetups and hackathons this week.
How NPR’s picture stories have changed—and the design principles and iterative work behind all the changes.
Meetups this week in Manchester, Portland, Vienna, and Philadelphia, plus Thursday is the deadline to submit idea to the Knight News Challenge: Elections.
Meetups this week in Buenos Aires and La Paz, plus a journalism hackathon before SXSW.
This week, hundreds of news nerds will gather in Atlanta for the National Institute of Computer Assisted Reporting’s annual conference.
Meetups, trainings, and hackathons around the world this week, plus plenty of opportunities for you to pitch proposals to upcoming events.
A week full of deadlines: SND competition and SNDMakes application, ONA-Poynter Women’s Leadership Academy, and NICAR Lightning Talks voting.
The Census Bureau’s population counts make trends in household makeup easy to track. All you need are two things: an understanding of how the Census asks Americans about households and relationships, and where to find the right tables amid the haystack of tabulations. That’s what this post aims to help you with.
We’re planning many changes and additions to Source over the course of 2015. I’ll write about those as they happen, but our first announcement is about changes behind the scenes. I am very happy to announce a new opening for an assistant editor, to join me and the rest of the team in keeping Source watertight and pointed in the right direction. If that sounds like you or someone you know, please take a look at the job description and send us a résumé.
Events around the world this week, plus tons of conferences accepting proposals and other upcoming deadlines.
Jake Harris on data visualization, empathy, and representing people with dots
Derek Willis breaks down the three stages of scraping (denial, annoyance, and acceptance) while confronting the election-results form from hell.
Start 2015 off with a talk proposal or apply for a hack curriculum grant.
The financial relationship between PAC contributors and recipients can be difficult to divine from the information reported to the FEC. Bedfellows is a new Python library based on a model developed at The Upshot for understanding those relationships via several different measures.
How the Seattle Times’ election page served as a testbed for custom elements in a news app, and what it means for other news apps teams.