Friday is the deadline to apply to the Online Journalism Awards, plus many meetups and conferences coming up in June.
The SND judges’ controversial decision to give Facebook its “World’s Best Designed” award in digital—and the resulting unease in the journalism world—points to larger questions in our relationship with third-party platforms and our understanding of the scope of “design.”
How curiosity and tinkering let Al Jazeera America publish historical data for a derailed train’s route without Amtrak’s cooperation.
This week, journalist coders work on documentation in Portland while Hacks/Hackers in Toronto and Copenhagen tackle security.
This week you’ll find events about archiving, security, dealing with harassment, mapping, and more.
Zara Rahman reports back on surprising insights from the International Journalism Festival in Perugia.
This week new Hacks/Hackers chapters start in Italy and Germany, and, tickets go on sale for SRCCON.
Meetups this week throughout Europe as well as international gatherings in Perugia and Austin.
Deadline to propose to ONA and SRCCON this Friday, plus events in the US, UK, and more.
Our now-traditional #botweek closing peers inside our metaphors and the fragile magic of the bots we make, use, and love.
A roundup of the little bots that make daily research and administrative tasks easier and more fun.
It started as a joke and turned into hashing through thousands of Net Neutrality comments the hard way, then building a chatbot to post them and interact with curious readers.
When and how to say goodbye to the bots when something has gone terribly wrong…or when no one’s really laughing anymore.
A Node-based Twitter bot, one easy step at a time—plus the way John Keefe teaches basic botmaking to class of journalism/design students.
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.
Meetups this week in Manchester, Portland, Vienna, and Philadelphia, plus Thursday is the deadline to submit idea to the Knight News Challenge: Elections.