The worlds of hackers and journalists are coming together as reporting goes digital and Internet companies become media empires.

Journalists call themselves "hacks," someone who can churn out words in any situation. Hackers use the digital equivalent of duct tape to whip out code. Hacker-journalists try and bridge the two worlds.

This group is to bring all these people together -- those who are working to help people make sense of their world. It's for hackers exploring technologies to filter and visualize information, and for journalists who use technology to find and tell stories. In the age of information overload, all their work has become even more crucial.

This group aims to help members find inspiration and think in new directions, bringing together potential collaborators for projects and new ventures.

Please also check out our blog at Help us build the future of media!

Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service


  • We're new here!

    Join us!

What's new

  • New Member
    Yvonne M. Yvonne M. joined
  • New Member
    Allison Allison joined
    January 25
  • New Member
    Deyan S. Deyan S. joined
    December 11
  • New Member
    Jonah B. Jonah B. joined
    November 17
  • New Member
    Cara Cara joined
    July 29
  • New Member
    Kyle H. Kyle H. joined
    May 25
  • New Member
    Alessandro C. Alessandro C. joined
    May 13
  • New Member
    manon manon joined
    April 13, 2014
  • New Member
    Pip S. Pip S. joined
    March 26, 2014
    Pip S.
    "I am a researcher, designer, artist and educator currently working at Queen’s University Belfast. My practice is grounded in Internet Studies, and explores the sociotechnical dynamics of networked sharing and distributed culture-making.­"
Founded Mar 30, 2012

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Create your own Meetup Group

Get started Learn more

I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

Bill, started New York City Gay Craft Beer Lovers

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy