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NICAR Preview - Solving Common Problems in Investigative Journalism

Join Hacks/Hackers NYC at 7 p.m. on Feb. 19 for our NICAR Preview, hosted by The New School's Journalism + Design Program. You’ll get to sample three talks tailored for IRE’s upcoming annual hands-on computer assisted reporting conference.

Our presentations for the evening:

Regex on a napkin - Amanda Hickman (@amandabee), CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The customized Census: How to use microdata when you just can't find the right table - Robert Gebeloff (@gebeloffnyt), The New York Times

Get to know FOIA Machine - Coulter Jones (@coulterjones), Steven Melendez (@smelendez) and Shane Shifflett (@shaneshifflett)

To attend the Hacks/Hackers NYC NICAR Preview, RSVP today ($10, payable in advance) to Hacks/Hackers NYC.

Refund policy: Cancel at least 24 hours before the event (that is, no later than 7 p.m. Feb. 18) to receive a full refund. We cannot issue refunds after that.

Schedule:

7:00 p.m.: Doors, dinner, drinks + socializing

~7:30 p.m.: Presentations followed by Q&A

~8:30 p.m.: Hiring announcements, networking and socializing

Want to sponsor Hacks/Hackers NYC? Email us at nyc[at]hackshackers[dot]com. 

Want to help? Volunteer to photograph or blog about the event by emailing us at nyc[at]hackshackers[dot]com.

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  • Leonard B.

    Anyone film it?

    February 20, 2014

  • Tim H.

    Tough tradeoff -- having to do three presentations in an hour when each was worthy of at least an hour by itself. A good intro.

    February 20, 2014

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