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IRE welcomes new Google Journalism Fellow

This summer IRE will welcome Aram Chung, a student at Columbia University in New York, as its Google Journalism Fellow. Chung is working on a dual graduate degree in journalism and computer science. She is focusing on computational journalism, data visualization, news design and social media. Chung has participated in the ProPublica Pair Programming Project, covered New York's 6th Congressional District for QueensCampaign.com, and served as editor-in-chief of the KAIST Herald, an English-language campus paper at KAIST, her undergraduate institute in Daejeon, Korea. 

This is Google Journalism Fellowship's second year. The program provides students with experience at ...

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Students: Spend the summer at IRE

Attention journalism students!

This is a reminder that IRE and the NICAR Database Library will once again be hosting a Google Journalism Fellow over the summer. Our fellow will have opportunities to work with national datasets, mine for stories, use our data to create online visualizations or help us promote open source tools for journalists.

Apply here by January 31. We want applicants with a passion for investigative reporting, who have some experience with data and who are eager to learn more.

The Google Journalism Fellowship is 10 weeks long and starts with a week at Google in Mountain View ...

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Boating accident data for 2012 now available

Labor Day is just around the corner, and we all know that boating enthusiasts (and wannabes) are getting as much boating in as possible before it gets too cold. Hence, the NICAR database library is releasing the latest year (2012) of the Coast Guard's U.S. Recreational Boat Accident Database.

WHAT'S IN IT?
This database includes accident reports from 1969 through 2012. Accidents involving death, serious injury, the disappearance of a person under circumstances that indicate death or injury, total vessel loss or vessel damage of more than $2,000 are reported. The data include information on the ...

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IRE welcomes new Google Journalism Fellow

IRE is gaining a new summer fellow as part of the first ever Google Journalism Fellowship. Nicole Pasulka of New York University will spend 8 weeks with IRE, as well as a week with Google and a week with the Knight Foundation.

Pasulka is currently getting an M.A. in journalism at NYU in the Literary Reportage program. She has five years of experience in journalism working as a freelancer, an editor for The Morning News, and a fellow at Mother Jones. Last summer she received the 2012 I.F. Stone Award from the Nation Institute and a 2012 grant ...

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