Call for entries: 2018 Philip Meyer Award

It’s once again time to enter the Philip Meyer Journalism Award contest. Entries are now being accepted online, through Nov. 16. Established in 2005, the award was created to honor Philip Meyer’s pioneering efforts to utilize social science research methods to foster better journalism. The contest recognizes stories that incorporate survey research, probabilities, and other social…

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Improve your skills with data-focused sessions at IRE ’12

If you’re planning to come to the IRE Conference in Boston next month, we’ve got a strong line-up of data-focused panels and hands-on training sessions that you won’t want to miss. A major focus of Thursday — the conference pre-day — is dedicated to computer-assisted reporting. We’ll have sessions on negotiating for data, analyzing unstructured…

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