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How We Got Published in WIRED

Dual Degree students, Shreya Vaidyanathan and Erin Riglin, share how their class project came to be published in WIRED.

Legal issues in data journalism

Data Journalism and the Law

As data has grown as a driver of reporting, so too have legal concerns regarding the accuracy of information, acceptable methods of information gathering and what is considered proprietary information. This report from the Columbia Journalism Review examines these emerging concerns as well as shifts and gray areas in the law.

Columbia Journalism Names Winners of 2019 Alumni Awards

This year’s winners are leading coverage of Washington developments, they are hosting the most-listened to radio news show, they have spent half a century delivering quality investigative journalism and they are reporting in English and Spanish.

How I Got Published in...Quartz

Kevin Sun, '17 M.S. Data Journalism, tells how he got published in the global news site while still pursuing his degree at Columbia Journalism School. Includes advice for developing and pitching stories.

Muck data journalism tool

Muck: A build tool for data journalists

In this installment from the data journalism series, we revisit Muck, an ambitious build tool for data analysis projects that makes it easier to create reproducible projects with clean data and comprehensible code, all while allowing for iterative data transformations and expansions to data sets.

Acceptance Speech By Nikole Hannah-Jones

Read the full transcript of Nikole Hannah-Jones's acceptance speech at the 2018 John Chancellor Award Ceremony. Hannah-Jones is an investigative reporter for The New York Times Magazine.

Misinformation Newsstand

First Misinformation Newsstand Erected in Midtown Manhattan Aims to Educate News Consumers About The Dangers of Disinformation in the Lead-up to Midterms

The Newsstand was inspired by “Real Journalism Matters,” an ad campaign, also developed by CJR and TBWA/Chiat/Day New York, that debuted earlier this year. The campaign was featured in the New York Times with a full-page ad, as well as in the most recent print issues of CJR. It was recognized with the 2018 Silver Clio Award.