Catch up with OpenNews during NICAR

by Erika Owens

This week is the 2018 National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting conference, and the whole OpenNews team will be in Chicago for great sessions and conversation. We’re looking forward to spending the week with hundreds of other journalilsts, tech folks, data lovers, and computer-assisted reporters to learn and share together.

We’re helping out with a few events where we’d love to see you:

In addition to these events, we’re excited to help 19 community members get to NICAR as part of our Ticket + Travel scholarship program. NICAR is always an exceptionally busy time and we can’t wait for all the hallway conversations, sitting-room-only workshops, and more. During NICAR, we’re going to be doing some needsfinding and planning related to our News Integrity Intiative grant as well as supporting small events for journalists of color and lonely coders.

With so much going on, please reach out to us if you want to be sure we connect. You can reach all of us at or contact us individually: Dan, Erika, Ryan, Erin, or Lindsay or wave us down and say hi. You can also tweet @OpenNews, @Source, or @SRCCON if you want to reach us as well.

We hope everyone makes it to Chicago easily and has a great time at the conference.

posted March 06, 2018 | posted in NICAR