Technology

April 3, 2023

DEADLINE: Fellowships To Attend IRE Data Bootcamps for Educators

Educators of color teaching, or interested in teaching, data journalism within your curriculum can apply for a fellowship to attend Investigative Reporters & Editors' Data Bootcamps for Educators this July. No data journalism experience or data teaching experience necessary. Apply by Apr 3, 2023.

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January 31, 2023

DEADLINE: Rest of World Photography Contest

Submit a single image made within the last three years showing how technology impacts you and your communities. Open to photographers of any skill level, living and working in the non-Western world. First-place winner receives $1,000; second-place $500; third-place $250. Deadline is Jan 31, 2023.

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Water-Sharing in the West: An Urgent and Complicated Environmental Story

Water has always been a precious commodity in the western states. Now, with rapid population growth and a drying climate, the way this resource is shared and distributed is becoming more contentious across the region. Freelance journalist Jennifer Oldham talks about the tensions between supply and demand and how to drill down into water rights laws and policies.

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"US Seeks Perfect Mix of Farming and Solar Panels"

"Flat, sunny acres of land are prime real estate for solar energy developers who hold a key role in helping the US meet its climate goals. But developers are often eyeing fields of wheat, corn, and hay; ranches roamed by cattle and sheep; and plots bursting with berries and lettuce. If built there, solar panels can level farms that feed the country."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 01/04/2023

"Parched Peru Is Restoring Pre-Incan Dikes To Solve Its Water Problem"

"On a mountainside high above Peru’s capital, Javier Obispo pauses from the backbreaking work of renovating an amuna. The abandoned irrigation dike distributed water before Europeans came to South America."

Source: Washington Post, 12/13/2022

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