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Financial Times Chinese Network editor-in-chief joins colloquium

This season’s second Data & News Society Colloquium on 30 November introduced students and professors to Wang Feng, editor-in-chief of the Financial Times Chinese Network. Wang’s focus on online and digital news have led him to positions with Caijing Magazine in Beijing, the South China Morning Post, and founding Reuter’s Chinese language outlet. 271 more words


Innovation at Reuters

Just an entirely self-serving shout-out to the nice CJR piece by Jonathan Stray about some of the innovations going on at Reuters, including our Automation For Insight project and Reuters News Tracer – a cool new tool that detects newsworthy events on social media and assigns a confidence score assessing how credible they are. 290 more words

Future Of News

How the BBC England data unit scraped airport noise complaints

BBC England Data Unit’s Daniel Wainwright tried to explain basic web scraping at this year’s Data Journalism Conference but technical problems got in the way. This is what should have happened: 845 more words

Online Journalism

Verifying Contents from Social Media

In the world of news these day, some contents are taken from User Generated Content, known as UGC. The public act as citizen journalist, use their smart phone to capture image, video of a particular incidents/event and then post it into their social media accounts. 403 more words


Black Friday Numbers and Why They Don't Matter

Every year, Black Friday provides news outlets with at least of a weekend worth of stories, most of which illustrate the worst of our capitalist society. 346 more words