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Algorithms Reporting

How to report on algorithms even if you’re not a data whiz

This article, originally published in the Columbia Journalism Review last year, helps reporters bring accountability to the algorithms that rule our daily lives by outlining three critical approaches to reporting on them—no computer science or mathematic decoding required.

Diana De Lourdes Baptista Rojo, M.S. Data Journalism ’19

Q&A with Diana De Lourdes Baptista Rojo, M.S. Data Journalism ’19

Diana De Lourdes Baptista Rojo, M.S. Data Journalism ’19, saved to attend Columbia Journalism School for six years, but scholarship support ultimately made it possible. As a member of the first class of the school’s competitive data journalism program, she shares how scholarship aid is empowering journalists across borders by giving them access to the latest tools and techniques in computation and analysis.

Nikole Hannah-Jones Wins the 2018 John Chancellor Award

The John Chancellor Award is presented each year to a journalist for his or her cumulative accomplishments. The prize honors the legacy of pioneering television correspondent and longtime NBC News anchor John Chancellor, best remembered for his distinguished reporting on civil rights, politics and election campaigns.