Hacks/Hackers: Bringing Journalists and Technologists Together

June 2010
Nieman Reports;Summer2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p58
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.


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