October 2012 Archives

New date for Minneapolis ONACamp

A new date was announced today for the Minneapolis ONACamp. The Online News Association will be bringing their intensive journalism training session to the University of Minnesota campus on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Registration and program details for the free, full-day workshop will be available next week.

ONACamps are courtesy of a grant from the Gannett Foundation; the Minneapolis event is co-sponsored by the Minnesota Journalism Center.

Visit ONA's website for more information.

IRE Watchdog Workshop Visits Minnesota

Over 55 journalists and journalism students from around the Midwest attended the Investigative Reports & Editors Watchdog Workshop held September 29-30 at Murphy Hall. On Saturday, both print and TV journalists gathered in the day-long session to hear from a variety of speakers including covering topics such as data journalism, open records, election reporting, the art of interviewing, and effective internet use. On Sunday, workshop attendees gained hands-on computer experience in analyzing datasets to identify trends, spot inconsistencies and gain other insight. The workshop was co-sponsored by the Minnesota Journalism Center.

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