Journalists of color in the newsroom meetup

Thursday, March 7 at 12:45 p.m.
Location: Cardiff

Grab lunch and bring a brown bag for this networking and discussion session with other journalists of color. IRE & NICAR will provide drinks and dessert.


Welcome Reception and celebration of the 25th CAR Conference (Sponsored by Google News Initiative)

Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m.
Location: Rose Garden

Join us for a special celebration of the 25th CAR conference during our welcome reception on Thursday, beginning at 6 p.m. Reconnect with longtime friends, welcome new attendees and meet special surprise guests! Each attendee will receive one drink ticket for beer, wine, soda or bottled water. Light snacks also will be served.


Media Lawyers Brown Bag

Friday, March 8 at 12:45 p.m.
Location: Cardiff

During the media lawyers brown-bag, between 12:45 and 1:45 p.m. on Friday, March 8, bring your lunch and your questions for a personal discussion with a panel of media lawyers and FOIA-savvy speakers. We’ll provide drinks and dessert.


Philip Meyer Journalism Awards

Friday, March 8 at 6:15 p.m.
Location: Grand Pacific A-D

The presentation of the 2018 Philip Meyer Journalism Awards will take place on Friday at the 2019 CAR Conference in Newport Beach. The awards recognize the best uses of social research methods in journalism and are named in honor of Philip Meyer, author of “Precision Journalism” and retired Knight Chair in Journalism and UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Three awards are given annually — a first, second and third place — to recognize the best work using techniques that are part of precision journalism, computer-assisted reporting and social science research. The awards are: $500 for first, $300 for second, and $200 for third.


Philip Meyer Journalism Awards Reception (Co-sponsored by Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and IRE)

Friday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Rose Garden and Pool

Join fellow CAR attendees and award winners at a reception with light appetizers and a cash bar immediately following the awards presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday.