Join us for this one-day workshop to learn how all of the free Google tools can help your newsroom build interactive charts, maps, visualizations and more. Tools we’ll cover include Google Trends, MyMaps, Earth Pro, Earth Engine Timelapse, Google Scholar, AutoDraw.com and data scraping with Google Sheets. Dates are Friday, June 29 in Champaign, Illinois and Friday, October 5, in Bloomington, Indiana
Join the Mid-America Press Institute on Saturday March 24 for a workshop on how to be a great newsroom boss. Lead by management expert Jill Geisler, this one-day interactive event will cover key topics from managing change, tough conversations, workplace integrity and creating an audience-focused culture.
Join the Knight Center at the University of Texas for this free online training course. Building Bots for Journalism: Software You Talk With. News organizations from around the world have been experimenting with news bots. You can register early here for the free online course “Building Bots for Journalism: Software You Talk With,” taught by... Continue Reading →
Join Investigative Reporters and Editors and the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting in Chicago for our annual conference devoted to data journalism, March 8-11, 2018 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. Come and learn about tools you need to dig deeper into stories and give readers, viewers and your online audience the information they're demanding.... Continue Reading →
Top digital journalists, innovators and researchers from universities and news organizations across the nation will lead this year’s MobileMe&You conference, which is set for Oct. 20 and 21 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. MPI members save big! Register online at bit.ly/MMY17-MPI MobileMe&You 2017 is a journalism and technology conference focused on storytelling on... Continue Reading →
IRE will bring its acclaimed Watchdog Workshop series to Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, Sept. 30 hosted by the Des Moines Register. Get a free one-year membership and all-day training on how to dig deeper.
Join us Sept. 20 for a one-day seminar on increasing your news literacy to better report stories for your audiences. The one-day seminar — “News Literacy, Fake News and the First Amendment” — will cover how to recognize and verify news, the role of the First Amendment and how to combat fake news.
The Mid-America Press Institute, a newsroom training association now in its fifth decade, is re-locating to Champaign, IL and will have new management.