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Irwin Chen on Kleptocrat and Using Games to Explain Corruption

Journalism + Design’s Irwin Chen will speak on a panel on November 27 about the new iPhone game Kleptocrat, which puts the player in the shoes of a corrupt public official, moving money to evade arrest. The panel will be moderated by New Yorker staff writer Mark Singer and include Chen’s co-creators: Jim Mintz, CEO of ++++++++>

“On the Media” features highlights from our panel on satirical news

If the court jester — who always seemed able to speak truth to the king — has a modern-day equivalent, it might be the creators of the satirical programs that regale us nightly with humorous, and often irreverent, takes on the day’s news. It was with this in mind that Journalism + Design invited five ++++++++>

Watch industry leaders from The Guardian, Buzzfeed and Vox Media discuss the future of news product design

Last Thursday, Journalism + Design and the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY hosted “The Hunt for News Products of the Future,” an evening of conversation Aron Pilhofer, Interim Chief Digital Officer at The Guardian, Stacy-Marie Ishmael, Managing Editor for Mobile News at Buzzfeed, and Trei Brundrett, Chief Product Officer for Vox Media.  The ++++++++>

Designing for the Future of News: Alexis Lloyd Visits J+D

Alexis Lloyd, Creative Director of the New York Times’ Research & Development Lab, visited Journalism + Design on Thursday, March 12, to discuss the work she does and why it’s important for journalism.