Students in Professor Mark Hansen's computational journalism class contributed to "The Follower Factory," a New York Times report on fake accounts in social media networks. It found that some 48 million Twitter accounts may be automated and designed to simulate real people.
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
Javier Sauras, '16 M.A. Politics, published several stories stemming from his Master's Thesis, about a program in Bolivia that combines modern maternity medicine with traditional indigenous practices.How One Bolivian Hospital is Battling Maternal Mortality - By Reaching Back Thousands of Years
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
Feeling disenfranchised, a group of previously apolitical voters in Pennsylvania, wages a grassroots campaign for the only man they feel can save them. A film by Doc ‘16 students Saraha Bellingham and Max Toomey.
The players for a dwarf basketball team are heroes on the court. But on the streets of New York, they’re outsiders. The Towers, a film by Doc ‘16 students Oliver Arnoldi and Maria Chiu, follows their struggle for acceptance.
Columbia fellows and Toronto Star reporters reviewed thousands of pages of bankruptcy and other documents in three countries and interviewed dozens of people in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Israel to uncover "How every investor lost money on Trump Tower Toronto (but Donald Trump made millions anyway)."
Leila Miller, '17 M.S., produced this story in her investigating health care spring seminar where she found that deaf patients at hospitals lacked the adequate interpreter services during emergencies.
Eva Anderson, '17 M.S., provides us with a good example of a strong deadline news story about a campaign to reduced subway fares for low-income New Yorkers.NYC Residents Push for Subway “Fair Fares”