NewsTrain is coming to Austin on Aug. 22-23 — $75 for two days of top-notch training. The workshop will be at the University
of Texas School of Journalism. Sign up here. | Sessions will be offered on data journalism, video storytelling, viral content,
change management and content planning across platforms, among other topics. | Community journalists should really appreciate instructor Paul Overberg's
session on developing a data state of mind in which he unearths outstanding
news nuggets by delving into just a few of the public documents and data
available in one small Texas town, Kerrville. Overberg has a 42-page handout
that will help attendees
locate similar documents — and the enterprising stories they contain — in any
town. | A few diversity scholarships remain for journalists, students or educators of
color. Winners will receive $75 to cover the cost of registration.
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