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UP FRONT

  • A really terrific study on what makes people give, as you start planning year-end campaigns. Ideas42
  • Governance: How to plan for the future and invest in emerging leaders. BoardSource
  • More on the decision to merge Catalyst and Chicago Reporter. CJR
  • Profitable local news site Charlotte Agenda will make $850,000 this year. Nieman Lab
  • The excuses we make to avoid discussing the business of journalism. Digital Content Next

INN NEWS AND NOTES


Next Week

Learn what makes a great crowdfunding campaign in the next INN training webinar. Open to members and nonmembers. Save your seat and register today!


News Leader Tech Workshop

Join us in Chicago at the end of September for a two-day workshop on techn and product design. Open to all. Ask us about travel grants for members. Sign up before hotel rates increase at the end of the week!
 

FROM OUR MEMBERS


Here are our picks for the best nonprofit journalism of the week.   
Big Think Tanks Push Corporate Donors’ Agendas as Cash Pours In
READ AT THE EYE »

Former Chief of Consumer Agency Testifying for Accused Company
READ AT FAIRWARNING »

Growing Health Concerns Surrounding Pesticides, Including Two Commonly Used In Iowa
READ AT IOWA WATCH »

How Lusher’s School Board Shut Out the Public
READ AT THE LENS »

Chicago Payroll Packed with Six-Figure Salaries
READ AT BETTER GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION »
TrendCT — a project of CT Mirror — finds the story in data. This week data editor Jake Kara published a state-by-state breakdown of trends in what school instructional staff get paid and a walkthrough of how to clean up real-world data using Python and Pandas.

All Digitocracy has coverage of the 2016 NABJ/NAHJ Convention.

The Better Government Association in Chicago has updated its payroll, pension and pension outlook databases. The popular databases are the most visited pages on the BGA website.

Following an investigation by The Marshall Project, a private prisoner transport company will put new safety measures in place, including cameras and real-time tracking of their vehicle fleet.

As a result of an inewsource investigation, the San Diego city attorney's office will recommend that elected officials enforce their own disclosure policy.
 

Got news to share? Send it to news@inn.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS


Thursday, Aug. 18
INN Webinar: Is Crowdfunding for You?

Tuesday, Sept. 20
INN Webinar: From Fiscal Sponsorship to Independent Nonprofit

Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 28–29
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JOBS


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PublicSource

Director of  Programs & Services and Operations Manager
Institute for Nonprofit News

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Mother Jones

Membership and Outreach Coordinator
San Francisco Public Press

Federal Politics Reporter and Director of International Development and Revenue
Center for Public Integrity

Copy Editor and Investigative Reporter
Reveal

Software Engineer and Investigative Reporter
Texas Tribune

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Solutions Journalism

Social Media Editor and Director of Technology
The Marshall Project

Art + Design Director (Temporary)
In These Times

Investigative Reporter
Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

Director of Investigations and Investigative Journalist
Better Government Association

Outreach and Social Media Coordinator
Center for Responsive Politics

Database EditorSocial Media Editor, and Operations and Development Assistant
Mississippi Today

Local News Associate and Research Associate
Democracy Fund

Senior Editor and Senior Editor, Audience and Engagement
ProPublica

 

Have a job to list here? Send us the details at news@inn.org

SAY HELLO

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Newsletter Tips
Jason Alcorn | news@inn.org
Technology
Adam Schweigert | Email | @aschweig

Tech Support
Jack Brighton | Email | @JackBrighton



 
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