TITLE

Hacks/Hackers: Bringing Journalists and Technologists Together

AUTHOR(S)
HERMAN, BURT
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the establishment of Hacks/Hackers, a group of journalists and technologists, in 2009. The author, who is the founder of the group, realized that there is another online community called Hacks and Hackers, which was formed by journalism leaders Aron Pilhofer and Richard Gordon. Both groups reached out to each other and created a partnership to develop ways on how to find and tell stories in the public interest. The group launched a blog and a question-and-answer Web site which are used by journalists and technologists around the world to share ideas and information.
ACCESSION #
51917664

 

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