Past Meetup

"Breathless and Burdened" with IRE DC

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We're teaming up with IRE DC ( to talk about the reporting, data and tools behind the story that's been sweeping awards season. The Center for Public Integrity ('s "Breathless and Burdened (" series has won the Pulitzer, Goldsmith, SPJ, Poe and IRE awards for investigative reporting this year.

Reporter Chris Hamby (, who joined Buzzfeed's new investigations team last week, reported this story for a year and created his own databases. CPI news developer Chris Zubak-Skees ( will talk about their multimedia efforts, which included tools like DocumentCloud, D3.js and jQuery.

Doors open at 6, and the two Chrises will talk at 6:30. After that, we move to the bar! Clyde's ( (707 7th St NW) is just around the corner from the library ( (901 G St NW).