Tag: ire

by Ted Han

We have a lot of projects going on at DocumentCloud, and to serve those goals, we’re looking for others to join us! For those who may be unfamiliar with our project, we’ve included the full details below. DocumentCloud is a web-based platform allowing journalists to upload, analyze, annotate, and publish primary source documents. We want [...] more »

by Mark Horvit

Last week, DocumentCloud received a complaint seeking the removal of a collection of emails posted by journalists with the Australian Financial Review. The emails involved a News Corp. subsidiary called NDS, which hired a law firm to try to have the documents pulled from public view. This kind of thing is rare, but it happens. [...] more »

by Amanda Hickman

As DocumentCloud settles into our comfy, new home in Missouri, we’re quite pleased to welcome Ted Han aboard as our new lead developer. Though our prior lead developer, Jeremy Ashkenas, has moved to a full-time position at The New York Times, he continues to be an active and enthusiastic contributor to DocumentCloud’s open-source tools and [...] more »

by Amanda Hickman

DocumentCloud is beyond delighted to announce we’ve found a long-term home for our project. We’re merging our operation with Investigative Reporters and Editors, a non-profit grassroots organization committed to fostering excellence in investigative journalism. This transition means that DocumentCloud, a catalog of primary source documents and a tool for annotating, organizing and publishing them on [...] more »

by Amanda Hickman

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) announced their medal winners this week, and we were impressed to see that both winners wove DocumentCloud into their winning reporting. Since 1979, IRE has honored outstanding investigative work with their annual awards. This year they honored a Los Angeles Times series on outrageous salaries in one of California’s poorest [...] more »