Truth, Tech & Community #NISHBR

Building Bridges to Foster Journalism Innovation – Today I attended a conference in Hamburg, Germany in conjunction with European Journalism Centre and their News Impact Summit. There were some interesting issues that were addressed, from data journalism to social media metrics. Check out these interesting point from the conference. Data Journalism Isabelle Sonnenfeld from Google News… Continue reading Truth, Tech & Community #NISHBR

Webby Awards 2017 — innovative storytelling on global issues

Nominees for the Webby Awards have been announced, and there are a lot of innovative stories to explore. Here are the projects that grabbed my attention.   Websites: Activism This category has two nominees that explore women’s issues in very different ways. The data visualization agency Two-N is the creator behind this year’s Global Gender… Continue reading Webby Awards 2017 — innovative storytelling on global issues

How interactive storytelling is humanizing the internet

“We are human, we are not animals, why can’t we cross the border?” These words, spoken by a refugee standing at the barbed wire fence now separating Greece and Macedonia featured in the documentary Trapped, echo the sentiments of thousands of migrants around the world as nations have begun closing off their borders at a… Continue reading How interactive storytelling is humanizing the internet

Real stories and facts about refugees are more important than ever

Airports all over the United States erupted in protests this past weekend after Trump’s executive order to temporarily ban refugees from certain countries went into effect. The ban, which focused on seven majority muslim countries, also included green card holders.  The impact was felt around the world as permanent residents and refugees found themselves detained… Continue reading Real stories and facts about refugees are more important than ever