INN members love to share. You'll be able to learn from quite a few of your fellow INN members at next month's NICAR conference in Atlanta. By our latest count, 33 staffers from INN and our members are scheduled to speak on panels or give hands-on classes at the conference. That number likely will keep growing as more panels are finalized and lightning talks are voted on ahead of the conference March 5-8. Reporters, editors and technologists will be sharing best practices on all kinds of data analysis, mapping, statistics, news app development and design, programming, and newsroom management. Continue Reading →
The Investigative News Network is providing a new Policy on Editorial Independence for its member newsrooms.
The policy, approved by the INN board of directors during a meeting on January 5, 2015, is intended to set expectations for donors to member organizations and help ensure that they don't try to exert influence over the members' editorial process. While there are many different business models among INN's more than 100 members, most nonprofit newsrooms are funded largely by philanthropic foundations and private membership. Though it is entirely optional, INN suggests its members adopt the policy, post it on their website and provide a copy for each of their funders. Policy on Editorial Independence for INN member organizations. We subscribe to INN’s standards of editorial independence as follows:
Our organization retains full authority over editorial content to protect the best journalistic and business interests of our organization. Continue Reading →
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Last week, Kevin Davis attended Storyology's four-day festival in Australia where he joined other journalists, writers and entrepreneurs to discuss innovation, collaborations, and encourage experimentation and bold ideas. We Storifyed a few tweets that capture INN's first appearance at Storyology. Continue Reading →