‘Follow the money’ is not enough…

How to import the best practices of other professions in the service of investigative journalism

What It’s Like to be Trapped Inside a Concussed Brain

From the anchor desk to the darkest period of my life, how I’m finally finding the light again

Building tools to bring data-driven reporting to more newsrooms

How I aim to use my fellowship to develop an open-source ecosystem of tools for data journalism

Steering Journalism Toward Data Science

How can new guidelines for deeper reporting on AI systems help more journalists investigate our digital world?

FOIA is your API

Automating public records requests can change investigative journalism

Why we need a joint investigative mindset to combat organized disinformation networks

Organized disinformation is an ongoing, investigative story. Who is behind networks, and what are the links and money transfers?

We can enable ‘political must’ in Nigeria by reporting until something happens

Strategic collaboration between the media and the rest of civil society can help midwife good governance and social justice

The power of your network

It’s more effective than you think. Build it genuinely, with care and generosity, and it will help increase your work’s reach and impact

The untapped potential of mobile messaging

What can local news learn from the private messaging networks of immigrant communities?

Yes, public radio is thriving — and we must do more

What if every NPR station produced local content? Local newscasts. Local feature stories. Local call-in shows. Every day.

Can erradicating ‘data deserts’ help local newsrooms thrive?

How trying to find the missing data to report on city issues can unleash the potential of collaboration and technology

AI for Memers, Part I

The worlds of algorithmic content moderation and recommendation are moving closer, with meme accounts caught in the intersection

Where ‘Black Panther’ meets ‘Black Mirror’: Our immersive future

How the next computing platform could change our lives

The superhero investigative journalist

How multimedia storytelling will let us try on Spiderman’s suit

Gorging on the digital news buffet

How to find immersive, interactive and innovative ways of reaching new audiences

Saying yes in a precious year at Stanford University

How being open to different ideas and experiences creates a world of new possibilities

Bolstering press freedom in Indian Country

JSK Fellowship to help develop and highlight resources to support tribal media

How black audiences are more at risk of misinformation and media illiteracy

Can countering news deserts and encouraging media literacy help solve the problem?

Zimbabwe’s media quagmire

I will spend my year exploring experiments in local journalism sustainability and collaboration, to support newsrooms in Zimbabwe with new ways to tell stories and engage communities.

Is demography destiny?

How bias works in the 21st Century.

Five ideas we need to ‘unlearn’ to build resilient media organizations


What a dance class at Stanford taught me about destabilization, chaos and journalism.