Using Data for the Culture Beat

Janelle Monáe

Political, business, finance, health reporters and others use data for their beats, how can culture editors and reporters use data techniques to help us do our jobs better?

Elevating the News with drones

JSK Fellows Sam Stewart and Dickens Olewe at the drone conference

A group of more than 100 journalists and technologists gathered in Berkeley recently for the first-ever conference focused specifically on the use of drones in reporting.

U.S. journalists named 2015-16 JSK Fellows

The 2016 U.S. JSK Journalism Fellows

The journalists chosen represent a wide range of experience, from established newspapers and broadcast networks like the Washington Post and Southern California Public Radio to newer ventures like Vox and Re/code.

What I learned about digital news archives

Women standing in a picket line reading the newspaper.

I interviewed dozens of historians, archivists, librarians, journalists and executives, who care about preserving the news, but no one has it quite figured out.

International JSK Journalism Fellows named for 2015-16

The 2016 JSK International Fellows

“We’re really excited about this group of international fellows,” said JSK Director James Bettinger. “We think they’re going to have a major impact on journalism in their home countries.”

Hacking the hackathon for greater diversity

Migrahack hacks diversity in hackathons

At Migrahacks, we’re proving that hackers aren’t just young white men, the typical image portrayed in Silicon Valley.