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This summer, a team of students is testing whether a database-driven, structured journalism model can work well on topics like urban policing and Uber.
More than 1,400 journalists, publishers, academics, and more are descending on Atlanta this week to talk shop.
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.
“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
You’re going to need a strong network, a project with an end point, and some luck.
Plus: More details on the Journal Register Co.’s bankruptcy, new ideas on j-school training, and the rest of the news in media and tech this week.
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.