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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.
A quick recipe for extracting images from PDFs… For example, Shell Nigeria has a site that lists oil spills along with associated links to PDF docs that contain photos corresponding to the oil spill: Running an import.io scraper over the site can...
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.
WASHINGTON DC — Journalism educators can now apply for a $1 million challenge encouraging universities to create teams that will experiment with new ways of providing news and information, run by the Online News Association, the world’s largest...
I’m working on the 2nd edition of our textbook, Gould & Ryan, and was looking for some examples of bad statistical graphics. Last time, I used FBI data and created a good and bad graphic from the data.