Tag: data driven journalism

by Meredith Broussard

For the third installment of her Educational Thought Leader series, Arcadia University education professor Kira J. Baker-Doyle and I had a conversation about a data journalism project that uses big data to uncover inequality in Philadelphia public schools. Baker-Doyle is the author of The Networked Teacher: How New Teachers Build Social Networks for Professional Support. Our [...] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. The (online) media’s shameful Malaysia Airlines coverage: Gawking at a foreign disaster (Nicholas Quah / Salon) 2. How Twitter confirmed the explosion in Harlem first (Ted Bailey, Dataminr / GigaOm) 3. New cash, new questions for Business Insider (Michael Wolff / USA Today) 4. Explaining what’s behind the sudden allure of explanatory journalism (John [...] more »

by Amy Schmitz Weiss

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become a hot topic this year in the press. It seems on a daily basis there is some article or blog post talking about the latest MOOC platform, MOOC course being offered or debate surrounding the issue regarding this type of learning. It should be no surprise that the [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Slate doubled Facebook referrals in less than a year (Poynter) 2. ‘National Geographic’ named Best Tablet Magazine of 2013 (Mashable) 3. Laid-off Storyboard editor Jessica Bennett talks the pros and cons of trying to do real journalism at a non-media company (Columbia Journalism Review) 4. Why data-driven documentation is the future of online [...] more »