Liz Stuart writes: I am writing to solicit ideas for how we might measure a particular type of political environment, relevant to school districts’ likelihood of participating in federal evaluations (funded by the US Department of Education) of...
Today, the Knight Foundation, along with the data analytics firm Quid, released a fascinating analysis examining the financial investment in nonprofits and for-profit organizations that create civic technology apps and platforms through technology.
Posted by Matt Hansen and Peter Potapov, University of Maryland; Rebecca Moore and Matt Hancher, Google Most people are familiar with exploring images of the Earth’s surface in Google Maps and Earth, but of course there’s more to satellite data...
I’ve been invited to give a “very provocative talk” on what humanitarian response will look like in 2025 for the annual Global Policy Forum organized by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in New York.
Here's a piece of something I'm working on--the long-promised & coming-soon "vaccine risk-perception report." This section discusses the "cultural predisposition" measurement strategy that I concluded would be most useful for the study.
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Philip Meyer is professor emeritus and former holder of the Knight Chair in Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He researches in the areas of journalism quality, precision journalism, civic journalism, polling, the newspaper industry, and communications technology. Meyer was a Nieman Fellow in 1966-1967.
Some of the best business journalism is being committed on the Web, and much of it is being done on sites not connected to newspapers. This should be a lesson in how to avoid making local business sections suck, as Phillip Blanchard put it.