Author: Jim MacMillan

Temple DNC News Bureau team announced

Temple DNC News Bureau team announced

The Temple DNC News Bureau is a landmark project that will pair students from the Temple University School of Media and Communication with respected news organizations to provide innovative, daily coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this summer. The preliminary site went live today, for the first time announcing the selected correspondents and…

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Catch the NewsTrain at Temple University this November

Catch the NewsTrain at Temple University this November

The APME NewsTrain workshop in Philadelphia will be a digital storytelling boot camp with two full days of training. Join us at Temple University on November 13th and 14th. Sessions include: Digital storytelling: making smart choices Producing data-driven enterprise stories efficiently Data journalism 101 Getting your stories read: maximizing your use of social media for personal…

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Geek Awards, NABJ honors follow more CPIJ-supported projects

Geek Awards, NABJ honors follow more CPIJ-supported projects

New accolades are illuminating the success of several projects which have been supported by the Center for Public Interest Journalism. Open Data Philly: On Saturday night, The Philadelphia Geek Awards named Open Data Philly the 2015 Web Project of the Year. Open Data Philly — a partnership supported by CPIJ, the City of Philadelphia’s Office…

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CPIJ Update: July, 2015

CPIJ Update: July, 2015

Open Data Philly keeps growing More than 70 new datasets have been added to Open Data Philly since the project was relaunched earlier this year. Check “Featured Projects” on the home page for an updated look at apps, maps, services and tools developed using data from the site. OpenDataPhilly.org also now offers introductory video tutorials…

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CPIJ hosts visiting officials; honored for poverty reporting collaboration

CPIJ hosts visiting officials; honored for poverty reporting collaboration

Open Data Philly leaders host international guests Last month, Citizen Diplomacy International of Philadelphia — the region’s international relations organization — requested a meeting between the people behind Open Data Philly and a party of six government and NGO officials visiting through the Open Government Partnership, a part of the State Department’s International Visitors Leadership…

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