Don Bolles Medal recognizes four journalists targeted by extremist groups

Four journalists, targeted by extremist groups in retaliation for their reporting, are recipients of the 2020 Don Bolles Medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors for their courageous commitment to exposing the truth about this element of American society. The Don Bolles Medal recognizes investigative journalists who have exhibited extraordinary courage in standing up against intimidation…

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IRE Board of Directors diversifies its Executive Committee

Cheryl W. Thompson of NPR will serve another year as IRE’s board president, the full board decided unanimously today during a livestreamed video meeting. Thompson, IRE’s first African-American president, has served in the role during the past two years. She is in her sixth year on the IRE board. The board also elected other members…

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Getting the most from voters on campaign issues

By Martha Quillin, The News & Observer “One hundred counties, one hundred videos.” It sounded like editor bait, not a rational undertaking for a newsroom that — like nearly every other one in the country — had watched its bylines and photo credits disappear in layoffs and early retirements. Sure, North Carolina has 100 counties.…

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Postdoctoral Fellow

The Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University, Bloomington invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellow position. Research will address the intersection of computing, network, data, and media sciences. The Fellow will be expected to maintain an active research profile; to conduct independent research on significant projects in the areas of online information diffusion and…

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Eight journalists receive IRE fellowships

IRE recently awarded eight fellowships to upcoming Data Journalism Bootcamps thanks to the generosity of financial supporters. Recipients will either attend the August Online Data Journalism Bootcamp or the January 2021 Data Journalism Bootcamp. IRE is fortunate to have funding available to provide fellowships for financial assistance. Alexia Fernandez Campbell from the Center for Public…

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IRE Board to elect new officers in Tuesday public meeting

The IRE Board of Directors will elect its new Executive Committee members during a livestream video meeting at 4 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday (June 30). Registration is required. You may sign up at this link. Afterward, the meeting video will be posted online. Any contested seats on the Executive Committee will be decided by a…

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