Student Work

A group students in Mark Hansen's computational journalism class contributed to this The New York Times report about the millions of fake accounts that plague social media networks. "By some calculations, as many as 48 million of Twitter’s reported active users — nearly 15 percent — are automated accounts designed to simulate real people, though the company claims that number is far lower."

The Follower Factory

Jeremy Olds, M.A. Masters thesis tells the story of an unlikely art collective on Tennessee's death row.

The Ultimate Insider Art

CJS '17 grads Manuela Andreoni and Inti Pacheco take us through what started out as a class assignment in data journalism contributed to a The New Yorker story by Adam Davison.

Podcast: Examining Trump's Batumi Deal

Livia Albeck-Ripka, M.A. Science '17, published part of her thesis in The New York Times. Her story looks at the effects that climate change has on the mental health of an indigenous community in Rigolet, a town near Canada's eastern edge.

Why Lost Ice Means Lost Hope for an Inuit Village

Danile Flatley, MA Business '17, published his Master's thesis about the coal business in West Virginia soon after graduation. He's now covering regulation in Washington DC for Bloomberg.

An American Bankruptcy

Doc'17 students Daniela Cruzat and Farrah Lopez are working on Born to Stay for NBC Digital. Daniela is now at CNN; Farrah is working with The Opposition with Jordan Klepper.

Born To Stay

Doc'17 students Max Toomey and Sarah Bellingham, has been funded by the Pulitzer Center for International Journalism and is being developed for the New York Times.

People 4 Trump

Doc'17 students Oliver Arnoldi and Maria Chiu, won a $25K production grant from ESPN/Tribeca for further development. Oliver is now working at VICE, and Maria Chiu is at the BBC.

The Towers

Doc'17 Sneha Antony's Unspoken won the student Gracie award. She is an Associate Producer at Bustle.