Conference Site The Computation+Journalism conference is returning to Columbia University in June of 2022! It will be a hybrid event, taking place both in-person in Pulitzer Hall as well as online in a custom, virtual “extension” space. Background News outlets rely on computation to tell some of the biggest stories of our time. They collect
The Local News Lab is a small team working to build open-source data products to help support local and community newsrooms and their businesses. Our core product is an article recommendation system, which we’ve currently deployed to three newsroom partner sites. We are seeking an engineer who can help improve and maintain our backend systems, and
The Brown Institute at Columbia Journalism School is seeking an Associate Research Scholar — someone with a history of “creative research” that expands on traditional forms of journalism and media production, but who also wants to support and inspire new entrepreneurs working at the intersection of tech and media. The person will be hired as an “Impact Fellow” of the …
Virtual Event Monday, March 7 from 12PM – 1:30PM We’ve all seen the energy grades posted at the entrances of large buildings in New York City. But how does one building compare to its neighbor, or to buildings in other parts of the city? And how is the city doing overall? Are grades improving from
On February 17, 2022, Brown Institute Entrepreneur-in-Residence Steve Henn hosted a conversation with Susan Stamberg and Bill Siemering on the founding of NPR and lessons for the future of public media. Watch the video below and stay tuned for future events posted on our events calendar. The event took place in a special virtual environment
The Brown Institute is building immersive hybrid environments. If you are a student enrolled in Data Science, Computer Science, and Architecture and Design, come build with us! These roles will support students at a level of 10-20 hours/week working as a cohort to develop live audience and user statistics in virtual spaces, design new functionality
Interested in applying to the Brown Institute Innovation Challenge in Journalism, Media, and Technology? We have a variety of resources to get you ready for the competition. If you have any questions about the competition, please reach out to Christopher McGarry (email@example.com) or the Brown Institute staff (firstname.lastname@example.org). Pitch Practice Workshops Thu, Feb 17th from
News unfolds in places and every newsworthy event is shaped by the details of location. Those details might include the specifics of a neighborhood as it is today or of the history leading to its current configurations. Alongside the development of web technologies, journalistic organizations have incorporated web-based maps to enhance reader engagement with stories.
[Proposals are due April 8, 2022! Apply here https://brown.columbia.edu/propose/] The David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation, a joint effort between Stanford’s School of Engineering and Columbia Journalism School, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Each year, the Brown Institute awards close to $1M in grants to help you “follow your passion and experiment with new approaches to storytelling,” to paraphrase Helen Gurley Brown.