Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship Winner for 2020 -2021 Is Announced!

Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship 2020 -2021 Winner Announced!

Since we launched the open call for the second annual Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship back in October, there have been many disruptions and regional lock down restrictions put on students and educational institutions. 

The COVID pandemic has made it harder for students to focus, study, and keep the same levels of academic achievement. Despite that, Canadian and journalism students have still managed to work hard in defining the next level of journalism with their 2020-2021 scholarship submissions. From this year’s pool, the Selection Jury were able to pick out a winning submission. 

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Annual Investintech-CAJ Journalism Scholarship for 2020-2021 is Now Open

Data journalism student looking for a scholarship online

The annual Investintech – CAJ Data Journalism Scholarship contest is now open for the 2020 – 2021 academic year!

Established in 2019, our scholarship contest is aimed at Canadian students who are interested in data journalism.

We know that technical know-how and journalism skills are sometimes not enough to make it when you need to finance, build, and develop your career and network at the same time. Well, this scholarship is meant to help you, as a future budding journalist, fill every single one of those needs.

Here’s how.

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How to Get the Most out of Virtual Tech Conferences

Virtual tech conferences

The impact of social distancing and restrictions due to the COVID pandemic can’t be underestimated. With tech events being organized a year in advance by both event organizers and event-goers alike, everyone is adjusting and pivoting to make things work where possible.

While some conferences had to be cancelled, other events have been postponed to go virtual, which undoubtedly makes for a very different and challenging experience. 

We recently covered a few tools to help students with remote learning, so we decided to take a look at some tips for professionals who are attending virtual conferences this year, as well.

Below are a few suggestions that can help you navigate and get the most out of virtual tech conferences.

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How To Convert Scanned PDF to Searchable PDF

How to convert scanned PDF to searchable PDF file

When you work with digital documents you need to be able to manipulate and interact with the content as needed whether it be for editing, annotating or just simply viewing the pages.

Part of working with large documents also means being able to navigate through them and locate the information or data you need. Usually, you won’t need the entire contents of a file, but just a specific part of a long document. 

If you work with lengthy scanned PDFs, though, this can pose a problem. As you know, scanned PDFs are just images of textual content and hence, the content can’t be used in any effective way. 

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Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship Winner Is Announced!

Journalism Scholarship

Since the Investintech – CAJ Journalism Scholarship first launched in November, we’ve been on the lookout for data journalism submissions with the potential to drive the next generation of journalists. 

And after nearly six months of waiting, we were finally able to sit down with the submissions and the Selection Jury to start picking out a winner. Thanks to their time and expertise in evaluating the entries, they were able to select a strong candidate for the scholarship.

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