Journalism Meetups Around the World

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Upcoming Journalism Meetup Events


Recent Journalism Meetups You Might Have Missed


The 20 Most Recent Journalism Meetup Groups


New York City and London have the most lively journalism Meetup communities. And the 4 groups in Buenos Aires collectively have more members than the 7 in San Francisco.

New York has 19 Journalism meetup groups, which together total about 14,000 members (not unique members). London is the second journalism Meetup hub, with 18 groups and 13,000 members.

Buenos Aires ranks third, with almost 7,000 members in four journalism Meetups. That's more than San Francisco, which comes in fourth place with a little more than 4,000 members.

Members of Journalism Meetup Groups by location

Visualization excludes meetups that are likely inactive (that is: haven't had an single event in 2015/2016)

In fact, Buenos Aires record is achieved mainly thanks to a single Meetup group, Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires, which accounts for 5,114 members.

Meetups with Most Members

Visualization excludes meetups that are likely inactive (that is: haven't had an single event in 2015/2016)

The latest events by Open Knowledge Argentina, Hacks/Hackers London and Journalism.co.uk Socials had more than 200 participants signed up

The top 10 recent (concluded) journalism Meetups with most attendees

Visualization excludes meetups that are likely inactive (that is: haven't had an single event in 2015/2016)





Successful Meetup events don't necessarily depend on the size of the Meetup group. The latest event by Open Knowledge Argentinas got the record of 339 signups while having 537 members. On the other hand, Hacks/Hackers New York, with its 3,874 members "only" got 119 signups for their most recent Meetup.

Most Recent Meetup Attendees and Members of Meetup

Visualization excludes meetups that are likely inactive (that is: haven't had an single event in 2015/2016)

Hacks/Hackers is the "Father" of Journalism Meetups: More Than Half of the 15 Oldest (Active) Journalism Meetups are H/H chapters

The 15 Oldest Journalism Meetups

Visualization excludes meetups that are likely inactive (that is: haven't had an single event in 2015/2016)

Browse All Journalism Meetups (Sorted by Number of Members)


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