Apply to be IRE’s Google Fellow next summer!

2016 Google Fellow Brett Murphy and former NICAR Database Library Director Liz Lucas work on a project. Are you a college journalism student who enjoys holding government officials accountable, scouring public records or working with data? If so, consider spending your summer at IRE through the Google News Lab Fellowship. Eight participating organizations in the…

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Apply to be IRE’s Google Fellow next summer!

Are you a college journalism student who enjoys holding government officials accountable, scouring public records or working with data? If so, consider spending your summer at IRE through the Google News Lab Fellowship. Eight participating organizations in the U.S. select students who will spend ten weeks working on projects focused on data journalism, online free expression, building…

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IRE welcomes new Google Journalism Fellow

This summer IRE will welcome Jessica Park, a student at Stanford University, as its Google Journalism Fellow. Park earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism at the University of Missouri, where she worked as anchor and reporter at local TV station KOMU. She also completed internships at Voice of America in New York and Arirang TV,…

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Be the next Google Journalism Fellow at IRE

IRE will host its third Google Journalism Fellow this summer and the application process is open until January 31. Apply now! The Google Journalism Fellowship program lasts for 10 weeks during the summer, the first of which is spent at Google headquarters. Fellows stay with various host organizations and work on projects related to data-driven journalism,…

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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,…

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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.…

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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.…

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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.…

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