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Rutgers law professor's legal tips for local news publishers

1/20/2015 | by: Amy Gahran

Like any publisher, people who provide community news or information have legal concerns. Especially, how can you minimize the risk of lawsuits that could threaten your scarce resources and time -- without compromising your ethics, mission, or community? In a Jan. 8 call-in podcast, Rutgers University law professor Ellen Goodman answered... 

News for Digital Innovators

Reynolds Fellowship to innovate journalism: Apply by Feb. 1

1/20/2015 | by: Melissa Kaplan

Sunday, Feb. 1 is the deadline for the 2015-2016 Reynolds Fellowships. Fellowships are open to projects meant to innovate journalism, with a special focus this year on mobile engagement and monetization.



Knight Blog

Angel Education Series to help guide Miami’s early-stage investors

1/26/2015


Photo of downtown Miami by Michael Bolden. 

Nico Berardi is managing director of Accelerated Growth Partners, an angel investor network, which

Events
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American Library Association Midwinter Meeting

January 30, 2015 - February 3, 2015

Registration is now open for the ALA meeting, which will be held in Chicago.

Nonprofit Technology Conference

March 4, 2015 - March 6, 2015

The NTC is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event, bringing together more than 2,000 nonprofit staff, vendors, and consultants. 

2015 Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference, March 5-8

March 5, 2015

Join IRE and NICAR in Atlanta for our annual conference devoted to data journalism, March 5-8, 2015 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Come and learn about tools you need to dig deeper into stories and give readers, viewers and your online audience the information they're demanding.

2015 SXSW Interactive, March 13-17

March 13, 2015

Check out some of the most important 2015 SXSW Interactive dates related to entry periods for sessions and events. Also, be sure to sign up for the SXSW monthly newsletter to learn about other SXSW announcements and information.

Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know

March 14, 2015 - March 20, 2015

Launched in 2005, Sunshine Week has grown into an enduring annual initiative to promote open government and push back against excessive official secrecy.  

2015 Philanthropy Southwest Spring Summit

April 18, 2015 - April 21, 2015

Save the Date! Philanthropy Southwest's 2015 Spring Conference will be held at the AT & T Executive Education and Conference Center, The University of Texas in Austin, Texas! Check back here for additional details as they become available.

Summer 2015 Journalism Ethnics Fellowship

May 23, 2015

The May 24-June 7, 2015 program is sponsored by Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. Applications are being accepting for a fellowship, which uses the conduct of journalists during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week summer program on contemporary journalism ethics.

IRE 2015 Annual Conference, June 4-7

June 3, 2015

The Investigative Reporters & Editors annual conference in Philadelphia attracts the best in the business and offers more than 150 panels, hands-on classes and special presentations about covering business, public safety, government, health care, education, the military, the environment and other key beats.

Allied Media 2015 Annual Conference, June 18-21

June 17, 2015

Save the date for the 17th annual Allied Media Conference, June 18-21, 2015 in Detroit.

Philanthropy Southwest 2015 Annual conference

October 21, 2015

Save the Date! Philanthropy Southwest's 67th Annual Conference will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Training Spotlight

[Archived Webinar, Sept. 2014] Introduction to Solutions Journalism

Most journalism focuses on what’s going wrong in society. But audiences increasingly seek news that help them to understand what can be done to improve things.

[Archived Webinar, July 2014] Civic Engagement: Motivating and Measuring Community Knowledge and Action

Find the right metrics to assess the impact of community information.