How to build a collaborative investigation from scratch

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Rachel Glickhouse of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 10 at 11:30am
  • Location: Salon C
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

With projects like Documenting Hate and Electionland, ProPublica has developed large collaborations with other newsrooms by using a central database. And now you, too, can launch this type of database-focused project, even without a developer. Find out about free tools ProPublica is creating to make it possible to create a crowd-powered investigation and database, and learn tips and best practices from a new guide on recruiting and working with partners on collaborative investigations.

We'll talk about ProPublica's approach to crowd-powered, collaborative investigations and soon-to-be-available free tools to allow any newsroom to set up this type of project.

Speaker Bios

  • Rachel Glickhouse is a journalist and the partner manager for ProPublica's large collaborative projects. She has taught engagement journalism at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and The New School. She previously worked at Univision, Medium and Americas Society/Council of the Americas, and also worked as a freelancer. 

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