For the Agora report, I interviewed several journalists in the Pacific-Northwest. One topic of discussion was how they re-examining some of their approaches to and philosophies about the practice of journalism. Previously, […]
Last term we hosted C.W. Anderson on campus, as part of our Demystifying Media speaker series. In this podcast – first broadcast on KWVA 88.1 FM, the University of Oregon Campus Radio […]
Over the past six months, some of the brightest minds in media have visited the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication to discuss issues ranging from flaws in mobile design, the challenges of data journalism, as well as the role of small town newspapers, and how citizens of the Arabian Gulf are embracing social media.
Despite these varied subject areas, all five talks had a core thread running through them: trust.
What does Trump’s election mean for data and visual journalism? Dr. Nikki Usher, Assistant Professor of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University, explored this topic as she […]
Each term I host a number of academic and industry speakers at the University of Oregon, as part of the Demystifying Media speaker series. New for 2017, we’ve also added […]
Slides from a workshop on Data Storytelling hosted at the Turnbull Center, University of Oregon, April 2016.
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 […]
Data journalism can provide both global and local communities with valuable content that informs their day-to-day lives. Many of the efforts are internationally or nationally focussed, yet, as Steven Barnett […]
My contribution to Data Journalism: Inside the global future, a volume I recently co-edited with Tom Felle and John Mair. Five case studies – and five tips, tricks and considerations – which I […]
Slides from a class given at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication on 16th November 2015, covering examples of different stories, sources, tools and tips.