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Daniel Kay Hertz leads a dialogue around the issues raised in his upcoming book The Battle of Lincoln Park: Urban Renewal and Gentrification in Chicago. Attendees will have a chance to give feedback to Hertz’s book before he submits the final manuscript as well as learn how to use archival resources to better understand the history of community conflict and how they can be applied to today’s gentrifying areas.
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Apr 10, 2018 by
On March 10, 2018, a cadre of journalists, civic tech folks, and other interested people gathered in a room at the Marriott Magnificent Mile to discuss the relationship of civic tech and data journalism. Derek Eder and I were to facilitate the discussion at this session, which was called “Civic Tech and Data Journalism: Better Together.” We didn’t include a period on the end of the title, but for us it was implied – it was a statement of fact. However, we soon found, just minutes into the discussion, that, for many in the group, the title should have ended in a question mark.Read more »
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