IRE partners with Knight Foundation in local TV training initiative

Regional television watchdog workshops, data bootcamp fellowships for local TV journalists and a digital TV watchdog portal will be part of a three-year project of Investigative Reporters and Editors and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The $390,000 grant to IRE is part of $2.6 million in new funding from Knight Foundation to…

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Moving the needle on freedom of information – your insights needed for Knight study

The Knight Foundation wants to know what you think about the state of access to public records at the federal and state/local levels. Anyone interested in FOI – journalists, access professionals, librarians and others – are invited to share their thoughts. The online survey takes about 15 minutes to complete and will be open until Jan.…

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New digital book on future of journalism doubles as classroom tool

The Knight Foundation has published a new book titled “Searchlights and Sunglasses: Field Notes from the Digital Age of Journalism,” which looks at the challenges facing journalism and includes essays on investigative reporting. Written by Eric Newton of the Knight Foundation, the text is intended to double as a tool for journalism educators, with more…

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