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Social networks are broken. This man wants to fix them.

Ethan Zuckerman on fighting social media’s echo chamber. Continue reading on MIT Technology Review » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. http://copypasteprogrammers.com

A data journalist’s new year’s resolutions

To celebrate the new year, we’ve gathered experts from all over the world to put together a list of resolutions for 2018; things we, as data journalists, should stop or start doing, things we should create, technologies we should try. From top left, clockwise: Saleem Khan (JOVRNALISM and INVSTG8.net, Canada), Yuichi […]

How can media companies predict the future of news?

Developing “extreme future scenarios” can help media leaders drive cultural change and implement sustainable newsroom innovation. Four extreme scenarios developed in the context of AP’s futurecasting exercise. A strategic planning technique, “futurecasting” enables organizations to make decisions about where to focus their growth efforts. At the Associated Press (where I […]

A data journalist’s guide to sports data

The Winter Olympics 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea, are just a few weeks away, and the football world cup 2018 is not far off either. While many journalists around the world are preparing their coverage, we wonder: how do you get ready for these big sporting events? What’s the difference […]

Data Curious 2017 Year in Review: My favourite data stories, datasets and visualisations from last…

Data Curious 2017 Year in Review: My favourite data stories, datasets and visualisations from last year Hello again. I’m back from a lengthy Christmas holiday hiatus and ready to embrace the very best data-driven stories that 2018 has to offer. But first, a retrospective. Over eight months ago, I started a weekly […]

The Center for Cooperative Media’s collaborative journalism database is live!

Search, sort and learn about collaborative journalism projects from around the world Happy New Year! We’re excited to announce the soft launch of the Center for Cooperative Media’sThe first iteration of the collaborative news database features information about funding, timelines, and organizations involved. The database features all different kinds of collaborations, […]

How to solve the information problem inside each of us.

Look around. What do you see? Is any of this sane? Introducing Open Inquiry — next generation Insurge Intelligence’s core journalistic format, which aims to transform information systems by rewiring how we think, and subsequently, how we take action in the real world. We have an information problem. It’s not so much that there’s […]

Facebook faces the tragedy of the commons

The openness of social networks enables creativity but invites exploitation. Continue reading on Financial Times » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. http://copypasteprogrammers.com

Why are we still pretending e-mail is secure?

We have a serious problem, and it just buzzed in your pocket. We are addicted to non-stop communication, and it’s damaging our democracy and our daily lives. We are shocked when e-mails are hacked and posted for the world to see, as they were during the most recent French and American presidential […]