It’s not an easy time to be a journalist in the United States. Since 2000, nearly half of newsroom jobs – more than 20,000 of them – have disappeared. Rubbing […]
I’ll admit that I’ve previously been skeptical about ideas of digital detoxes and media fasts. Instead, I’ve subscribed to Clay Shirky’s maxim: “It’s not information overload, it’s filter failure.” But, […]
First published on The Conversation and PennLive. (Editor’s Note: During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump wasn’t shy about his hostility toward journalists. His unexpected victory proved his doubters — which included many […]
Overview of where we’ve come from, and where we’re going… with an emphasis on social media usage in the USA and some key emerging global trends and behaviors. (Produced for […]
Slides from a workshop on Data Storytelling hosted at the Turnbull Center, University of Oregon, April 2016.
This piece is co-authored with Hannah Scarbrough; and was first published on MediaShift. The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said that “England and America are two countries divided by […]
First published on MediaShift. Data Journalism may be in vogue at the moment, but the practice has a longer history than many people realize. As the BBC’s Bella Hurrell and […]