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Complications and ethics issues in data mining workshop Thursday

Big Data has become a catchphrase in journalism -- searchable databases, and data visualizations add context and credibility to news, but it can also add complications. Exploring the complications and ethics issues in data mining is the focus of the 10th annual Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. The Workshop – “Data Minefields?” -- … Read More
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Registration for Leadership Academy

As a leader, you know, things don't always go according to plan. You came to this page planning to learn more and apply for Poynter's "Leadership Academy." We planned to have the information and registration available to you. Unfortunately, our technology defied our plan, and one of our servers needs to be replaced. Once it is, you’ll be able to … Read More
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Registration for Write Your Heart Out in Washington, D.C.

We want you to "Write Your Heart Out." Unfortunately, our registration system for that program has worked its heart out and needs a replacement. Once we get it a new one, you'll be able to register for the program in plenty of time before it's scheduled to begin in Washington, D.C. on October 1. For now, please … Read More
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Why we published Twitter handle of alleged rape victim

As Mallary Tenore and Kelly McBride started reporting a story about the alleged rape of a young Tampa woman, we knew that we would ourselves confront the dilemma about which we were writing: whether to name the person who revealed her attack on Twitter. The three of us discussed the options for naming her. We talked specifically about the … Read More
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Subscribing to Poynter's email newsletters

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