What we're reading this week
Ben: Ever wondered what a website was like in the past? Then take a look at Waybackpack, a command-line tool that lets you download the entire Wayback Machine archive for a given URL.
Gabe: This in-depth analysis of push notifications from 12 different news sites will get you thinking about how language and context frame the narratives constructed by media outlets. An important read in these times.
RC: Check out the pre-reading list for last weekend’s Misinfocon in Boston:
- Fake news. It’s complicated: To understand the misinformation ecosystem, here's a breakdown of the types of fake content, content creators motivations and how it's being disseminated
- The distributed denial of democracy: Coming together to address anti-democratic trolling and disinformation online
- Persuading Algorithms with an AI Nudge: Fact-Checking Can Reduce the Spread of Unreliable News. It Can Also Do the Opposite
Work we admire by our journalism peers
Congratulations to the recent winners of the Society for News Design's Best of Digital Design Competition! We're especially proud of our work with the Chicago Reporter, which received an Award of Excellence for #SettlingForMisconduct.
GET A JOB
Good jobs with good people
The Center for Public Integrity is hiring a News Application Developer/Data Journalist.
The Marshall Project is hiring for a Multimedia Editor, an Immigration Reporter, a Membership Manager and Communications and Development Associate.
The Lens is looking for an Environment Reporter.
Mother Jones is hiring for a Facilities Manager, a Managing/Production editor and for a Mother Jones Documentary Film Residency.
ProPublica has a bunch of job openings for their new Illinois office.
NPR Visuals is hiring a Summer Intern.
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.
The Tor Project is seeking a Communications Director.
Vox Media’s Storytelling Studio is looking for a Front-End Designer.
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The deadline for INN Emerging Leaders Council nominations is March 15.
April 7th is the deadline for the Data Journalism Awards 2017 competition.
SRCCON: Propose your session starting March 22 and get in the 2017 ticket lottery starting April 26.
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Gather ye rosebuds
LISTEN: Tank and the Bangas ?
WATCH: Pick a politician, watch them get yelled at.
DRINK: When food waste becomes beer.
Dare to be creative!