CAR Conference Blog : January 2013

One-on-One Mentoring available at CAR Conference

IRE's Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference offers an opportunity for in-depth, one-on-one coaching on data-driven investigative reporting techniques, news applications and tools. These private sessions allow attendees to seek advice on challenging projects or followup ideas and professional development. These sessions are not for job seekers; they are designed for teaching and sharing information.

You must have registered for the conference and have signed up for a mentor by Feb. 7, 2013. Space is limited. Spots fill up quickly so don't wait to apply.

IRE pairs those who signed up with a mentor, and contact information is provided to both ...

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Winning T-shirt selected for NICAR 2013


The votes are in and the 2013 NICAR T-shirts have been selected!

Proposal 8, a blue T-shirt with NICAR across the chest, came in first among finalists and is this year's winning T-shirt. The winning design comes from Ben Welsh of the Los Angeles Times, who also won last year with an EPMD-inspired design in the NICAR 2012 T-shirt contest.

Welsh's design will be on sale at the 2013 CAR Conference in Louisville, future training events and the IRE store.

Proposal 37, a dark blue T-shirt with a cloud raining data ...

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