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Free Training: Intro to Data Journalism with the Center for Investigative Reporting

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Reveal/The Center for Investigative Reporting will be coming to North Carolina June 18-19 to train journalists and students in the art of data reporting. Emmanuel Martinez, data reporter for Reveal/CIR,…

Will two of the largest investment newspaper barons merge into one company?

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Japanese telecommunications conglomerate SoftBank, which last year purchased the $70 billion investment firm that manages the largest newspaper chain in the US—GateHouse—may be considering the addition of another large newspaper…

News deserts pose challenges for local governments, concerned citizens

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Closures and mergers of hundreds of newspapers in recent years are leaving city and county communicators across the country without a reliable news platform to reach residents. This is not…

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Podcast with Talia Stroud: Engaging News in a Partisan Age

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Spotlight on Research Engaging News in a Partisan Age A podcast with Talia Stroud Talia Stroud visited the UNC School of Media and Journalism on April 27 to give a…

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