- Wednesday | May 4, 2016
Fact-checking “The Daily Show”: The Real Journalists Who Keep Fake News Honest
- Monday | March 14, 2016
Reporting on Iran: Can We Know the Truth?
In the aftermath of the historic US-Iran deal, and the release of Washington Post correspondent and Lang alumnus Jason Rezaian (Class of '01) after 15 months of imprisonment in Tehran, leading Iran-watchers, journalists and human rights activists discuss how we can learn the realities of life in Iran.
- Thursday | February 18, 2016
The Hunt for News Products of the Future
The newspaper was a great product. It allowed news organizations to reach their audiences quickly and effectively; it was the news product of its time. But now, as journalism grapples with the great migration to digital, the hunt is on for the products of tomorrow. How, where and why will people get their news in the future? What's at stake? What goes into making a great news product?
- Saturday | February 6, 2016
Design Thinking for Journalists
In this fast-paced and interactive workshop, Juliette Melton and Rachel Derkits-Gelman, user experience researchers at The New York Times, will guide Journalism + Design students through the process of applying human-centered design to the field of journalism and media.
- Thursday | December 10, 2015
Podcast and Chill
Join us for a listening party recognizing the work of the students in Benjamen Walker's Podcasting course. The class produced six episodes, including an investigation of the homeless population at The New School, a roundtable discussion examining each presidential candidate's position on student debt, and a personal essay about the freshman experience. We'll be hearing excerpts from each.
- Monday | November 16, 2015
The Editor and the Troll, or What is the Future of News Comments?
Anika Gupta, a graduate student in Comparative Media Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will draw on her interviews with comment moderators, editors and forum managers to explore how different organizations approach the challenges and opportunities of the comments section.
- Thursday | November 12, 2015
Interactives from the Ground Up, with Thomas Rhiel
Even when armed with a promising idea, building an interactive digital experience — like a map or graphic — can be a difficult undertaking, requiring tools and know-how that span disciplines. In this two-part workshop, Thomas Rhiel, director of reader experience at Atavist, offers practical, step-by-step advice, using as models two visualizations of his own (including one featured in The Best American Infographics 2014).
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