Fighting fake news is not just a journalist’s battle
How do you fight fake news? It’s a question I’m often asked, and as a journalist in the business for 35 years, I find it a frustrating one, because it’s often presented as if it’s a new question, and one that technology…//read more
As the Big Data Era Arrives, It Pays To Remember What Data Journalism Is
Data and journalism are natural bedfellows: without information we’d be lost. But has this creation of a sub-discipline that calls itself ‘data journalism’ helped or hindered the profession’s embrace of the digital era?…//read more
The Blockchain and Journalism: Saviour or Snake Oil?
We are currently in a phase of seeing in blockchain, the ledger technology that underpins cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, the solution to problems in nearly every industry. There is something alluring about a technology…//read more