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Articles tagged Homicide Watch D.C. (12)

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The team behind the celebrated Homicide Watch D.C. has expanded into other communities before, but now they’re moving into new subject matter. It’ll be a test of their model.
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The projects will open up government contracts, build conversations around education data, and help grow a news sharing service for rural papers in New Mexico. Justin Ellis
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Two academics from NYU worry that the old binary system — a court document is either public or it’s not — doesn’t mesh well with a searchable online context, and that protecting access might mean rethinking it.
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“Journalists must, I believe, be more agile, more open, more listening, and more willing to work as teams, take chances and improvise, if they are to succeed.” Joshua Benton
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A grant from Knight’s Prototype Fund will pay for a council of North Texas governments to render crime data from dozens of sources into a format journalists and the public can use.
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The site’s founders, heading to Harvard for a Nieman-Berkman Fellowship, are pinning their hopes on a Kickstarter campaign to keep it running for the next year.
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The murder-tracking blog wants to license its software platform and reporting to a traditional media outlet.
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