Author: Jim MacMillan

Investigative reporters converging on Philadelphia this week

Investigative reporters converging on Philadelphia this week

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…

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Updated with program info: LION Publishers conference coming to Temple University Center City

Updated with program info: LION Publishers conference coming to Temple University Center City

LION Publishers will hold their “Independents’ Meeting: Innovation with Integrity, Information with Impact” on June 6th and 7th at Temple University Center City. This conference is devoted to the journalistic excellence and economic well-being of local independent online news sites, and promises opportunities to discuss common issues and problems, share success stories and encourage the…

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CPIJ sending 25 journalists to #IRE15

CPIJ sending 25 journalists to #IRE15

The Center for Public Interest Journalism is providing sponsorships for 25 journalists from the Philadelphia region to attend the upcoming 2015 Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference at no cost. Selected applicants include: • Faye Anderson of TrackingChange.info • Bobbi Booker of The Philadelphia Tribune, Examiner.com, WRTI 90.1Fm and Philadelphia Magazine • Marilyn D’Angelo of WHYY and NewsWorks.org • Matt…

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Temple hosts seventh annual Barcamp News Innovation

Temple hosts seventh annual Barcamp News Innovation

More than 150 people attended BarCamp NewsInnovation 2015 at the Temple School of Media and Communication, including representatives from the New York Times, Washington Post, NBC Nightly News, Business Insider, Google, Yahoo, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Vox Media and many more leading news organizations. Pre-planned panels included a session on Open Data Philly with Robert Cheetham…

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Open Data Philly experts panel among sessions planned for BarCamp NewsInnovation

Open Data Philly experts panel among sessions planned for BarCamp NewsInnovation

BarCamp NewsInnovation, Philadelphia’s annual, one-day national un-conference on journalism innovation and the future of news, will take place this Saturday, May 2nd at Annenberg Hall, on the main campus of Temple University in Philadelphia. (Info / Tickets) At 11 a.m., a panel of experts will discuss open data, data journalism and the newly redesigned version of…

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