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 Documenting Hate project. She has taught engagement journalism at The New School and she previously worked at Univision, Medium and Americas Society/Council of the Americas. Follow her on Twitter: @riogringa

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