More than 1,000 journalists are expected to descend on Philadelphia for the national conference of Investigative Reporters and Editors and related events this week.
The Temple University School of Media and Communication (SMC) is partnering with the conference while the Center for Public Interest Journalism (CPIJ) is supporting 25 journalists from the Philadelphia region who will be in attendance.
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Independent journalist Annamarya Scaccia was among six Philadelphia-area journalists who attended the Investigative Reporters and Editors 2014 Conference with support form the Center for Public Interest Journalism.
So far in 2014, the Center for Public Interest Journalism has selected 31 Philadelphia-area journalists for support to attend national journalism conferences, thanks to a generous grant from the Wyncote Foundation.
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Once again this year, Investigative Reporters and Editors will be offering their esteemed four-day, hands-on, computer-assisted reporting boot camp at Temple University — from August 18th through 21st.
Update: This workshop is now booked to capacity.
Last year, participants were introduced to analyzing data for stories with spreadsheets and database managers, and learned ways to find data, craft open records requests and negotiate for electronic information.
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In 2013, the Center for Public Interest Journalism at Temple University sent 38 journalists from the Philadelphia area to seven national conferences, including many who gathered at our reception seen above, during the Online News Association Conference in Atlanta last October.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Wyncote Foundation, CPIJ will provide support to more conferences in 2014. Apply now for support to any one of the following: