TechRaking is not an event. TechRaking is people. TechRaking is work. TechRaking is hard. Hard to make happen, hard to run, hard to follow up on. Yet we do, and we are motivated by a single idea: to make journalism better through smart solutions and smart connections. This year we have hosted eight TechRaking events
At The Center for Investigative Reporting’s 12th TechRaking event in Cambridge, Massachusetts, attendees gathered to brainstorm ways to validate the sources of digital images in an ever-churning landscape of Web content.
The latest production by StoryWorks, an experimental project from The Center for Investigative Reporting that produces theater inspired by investigative journalism, recounts the deadliest accident in the history of the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota.
What do you think about when you hear the word “surveillance?” Along with three local artists, we posed that question to residents in Oakland, California, in an experimental art-meets-journalism project.
We want to invest in groundbreaking investigations into two of the biggest issues around: race and gender in America. So, whether you’re an independent journalist with a hot idea to pitch or a newsroom that could use help, we want to hear from you.
The Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival is a poetry slam at its core. But it also offers young people an opportunity to dig deeply into issues that affect their day-to-day lives and share their experiences with peers.
We’ve built a Python library called MIDITime for data sonification, which we hope others will find useful. It’s released publicly on our GitHub page and via pip.
Post Script is an animated series dedicated to taking a closer look at what humans have done to shape the world.
Coming June 23: We teamed up with other news organizations to uncover the sexual abuse of immigrant women who clean the malls where you shop, the banks where you do business, and the offices where you work.