Tag: North America

A challenge to stimulate local news in North America

When journalist Megan Lucero started as director at U.K. based Bureau Local, she had an ambitious mission: to use technology to discover powerful public interest stories in local news. The startup, which is part of the nonprofit organization The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, received financial support from Google’s Digital News Innovation Fund to create a platform where data journalists could come together and work… Read more »

Birds of Prey: Hawks, Eagles, Falcons and Vultures of North America By Kevin T. Karlson

Join us at the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Friday Oct 5th, as renowned nature photographer Kevin Karlson presents a visually stunning program reflecting the mood and content of Birds of Prey by Pete Dunne and Kevin Karlson (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).   The presentation runs from 7:30-8:30 pm. A $5 donation suggested for admittance. Kevin will be available to sign copies of his book following… Read more »