Nerd Alert 113: Oh, Danny Boy…


What we're reading this week

Ben: In Kavya Sukumar’s “Making Remote Working Work For You” article, she briefly mentions Geoff Hing opened his home as a coworking space for friends. Does anyone else do something similar?

Gabe: How the WSJ created its graphic about the Trump family’s 500+ conflicts of interest.

 Julia: Have some fun animating thousands of points with D3.

 Kay: For those of you interested in learning more about Accelerated Mobile Pages, here are some tips for translating custom stories to AMP.

 RC: Check out this podcast on the state of javascript and javascript frameworks in a WordPress context.

 Inndy: Trust me, I’m a robot.


Work we admire by our journalism peers

Hearken: Helping reporters be more transparent, earn trust and build audience with Open Notebook.

The Knight Foundation released its report on How Youth Navigate the News Landscape.

The Center for Public Integrity just open-sourced their app generator:


Good jobs with good people

Maplight is hiring a Development Manager.

Searchlight New Mexico is hiring a Senior Data Journalist and Investigative Reporters.

INN is hiring a Director of INN Labs.

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.

VTDigger is hiring a Chief Innovation Officer and a Social Media / Community Editor.

The Better Government Association (BGA) seeks a Development Assistant, a Board Liaison & Development Associate, and has Internships available.

Reveal is hiring an Investigations Editor.

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.

If you're looking for general jobs in nonprofit news, check out the main INN newsletter and sign up here to get it in your inbox every Tuesday. Two INN newsletters are better than one!


Our work

Pym Shortcode Version is available to download, now with the latest Pym.js 1.2.0 and bug fixes.


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Stay in the know

Today is the deadline to apply for OpenNews ticket and travel scholarships. OpenNews is offering $500 toward the travel cost of attending an event as well as full coverage of your event registration fee.

Do you have ideas about how to improve the flow of accurate information? Submit a proposal to the Knight Prototype Fund by April 3.


Listen up!

As we start to build the next version of Largo, we'd love to hear your ideas, suggestions, and feedback on what you'd like to see included and updated!

For the next two weeks, our Office Hours will feature Largo-specific ideas sessions. This is a great chance to shape our ideas and get that one feature you've always wanted in the next version! We'd love to hear your feedback, so make sure to join us on Friday, March 24 and Friday, March 31 from 2-3pm EST.

All are welcome!


Gather ye rosebuds

LISTEN: The Postmodern Jukebox covers “Give it away”. ?

EAT: Mamma Mia! ?

DRINK: The Mother-in-Law Cocktail. She’ll be pleased.?

WATCH: NICAR 2017 Lightning Talks.⚡