What we're reading this week
Gabe: I have no words for Christoph Niemann’s masterpiece story on the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
Kay: The Columbia Journalism Review’s ongoing Platform and Publishers project reveals 10 interesting takeaways on how publishers are using social media platforms.
RC: Read about Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and their new Conversation API - an AI-driven solution for combating internet trolls.
Inndy: What do news-writing bots mean for the future of journalism?
Work we admire by our journalism peers
Awesome work by the team at Reveal. They took a deep look at the Oroville Dam to show us how America’s tallest dam nearly overflowed.
GET A JOB
Good jobs with good people
ProPublica has a bunch of job openings for their new Illinois office.
NPR Visuals is hiring a summer intern.
The Better Government Association (BGA) seeks a full-time Civic Engagement & Special Projects Coordinator.
Reveal is hiring an Investigations Editor.
The Sunlight Foundation is hiring an Operations Manager.
Mississippi Today is hiring a Product/Web Designer and Developer.
Chicago Public Media is hiring a Developer.
IRE is seeking a Training Director.
The Tor Project is seeking a Communications Director.
Vox Media’s Storytelling Studio is looking for a Front-End Designer.
WE MADE A THING
Last Friday we launched the re-design of our Largo Project website. We also created a new Support Landing Page that consolidates all of our available support resources. Our design apprentice, Gabe Hongsdusit, wrote about the process of creating illustrations and animations for the re-design in a recent blog post.
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SOME OTHER STUFF
Gather ye rosebuds
LISTEN: A Take Away Show with Lee Fields. ?
EAT: These simple yet sophisticated 3-ingredient parmesan shortbreads are the perfect complement to your weekend cocktails.
DRINK: Can You Taste the Music? Breweries and Bands Collaborate on Beers Inspired by Song.
Now as you were.