The solution to digital pollution is a global ‘Information Consensus’

Information

Think of it as Universal Declaration of Human Rights…for information.

What ethnography can teach us about better reporting

Seesaws

By taking cues from the social sciences, journalists can tell more inclusive stories and earn the trust of the audience.

‘It doesn’t have to be good; it just has to be.’

Immersive Design Summit

What’s holding us back as journalists from sparking the kind of experimentation we see in the arts?

On comic books and collaboration

Graphic Novel

Joining the Stanford Graphic Novel Project taught me important lessons on collective creativity.

Hard stuff. Great privilege.

Example of Big O Notation

How I felt stupid and made wise decisions

How I sucked it up and got excited to code

Coder

I decided to try programming again because I knew I needed to have some minimum technical proficiency to understand what’s doable. And in the process of realizing what is not possible, I’ve learned so much more that will support my journalism.

How to make your newsroom AI-ready

Robo-journlalist

First steps in creating an AI roadmap for news organizations.

More collaboration, better immigration reporting

Border Agent

Together we could increase the impact of our work and the understanding of a human drama.

Identifying bias in cable news

Top Immigration Coverage Dates

How are biases in cable news programs contributing to the rise in polarization in the U.S.? Can artificial intelligence be used to monitor and analyze bias?

Reflections on immersive storytelling from the Sundance Film Festival

VR at the Chili Bowl

How can we create experiences that have a lasting effect, that involve all the senses, and that are accessible beyond exclusive spaces?

If artificial intelligence is a solution for journalism, bias is its Achilles Heel

Blur

Can artificial intelligence-assisted programs spot the bias in reporting and flag it before it is published?

Rethinking journalism at Stanford and other adventures

Magnetic clock at Green Library

A meditation in five spurts.

Five not-so-easy lessons for becoming a real human again

Reasons are Bullshit

Being at Stanford these past few months has been humbling in so many ways — being surrounded by young geniuses will do that — but nothing has hit me harder than realizing I didn’t know myself.

What Andy Warhol can teach us about immersive storytelling

Warhol's "The Witch"

Beyond the iconic images he’s most famous for, Warhol also had a striking influence on how we see and experience art, photography and film that feels extremely relevant as we experiment with new technology in storytelling.

From viral to sustainable?

A selection of photos from some of the many feeds on Instagram that make up The Everyday Projects

Exploring business models to support a global community of photographers.

Investigative Phishing

Kremlin Meeting

How to automate the process of investigating reporting and identify wrongdoings by all “Big Fishes”.

How to have a better brainstorming meeting

Brainstorming session

How would you run a meeting if you wanted to encourage your team to produce the most novel and inspiring ideas? How can you make sure you don’t create obstacles to group creativity?

Freedom from Perfection

Calligraphy

What cooking and calligraphy taught me about Confidence

Let’s do some samizdat!

Proekt Media

This is paradoxical, but the situation in the Russian media is deplorable and encouraging at the same time. Why it is deplorable, is clear. The reasons for hope are somewhat more complicated.

What can we learn from talking about race on public radio?

Interview transcripts

What I heard in seven interviews with Ijeoma Oluo

Resilience and vulnerability: Necessary tools for the future of journalism (& life)

Quiet night at Stanford

The gems gleaned from late nights in lecture halls and in sporting venues have gone a long way in helping establish a framework to determine what happens next.