The Online News Association announced the members of its ONA13 Student Newsroom. Over 100 students applied from around the world, and Brown Fellow Nikolas Iubel was one of the 38 selected.
Steve Lohr named 2013-2014 Brown Fellow
Steve Lohr was a graduate of the School of Journalism in 1975 and now reports on technology, business and economics for the New York Times. In 2013, he was part of the
Making Sense of Cities Using Social Media: Requirements for Hyper-Local Data Aggregation Tools
Examples of geo-tagged social media data visualizations mockups. Clockwise: geo-tagged topic groupings, keywords appearance graphs, volume graph and heat map Authors Schwartz, R., Naaman M., Matni, Z. Abstract As more
Hansen’s “Data-Driven Aesthetics” in the NYT
From a speedometer to a weather map to a stock chart, we routinely interpret and act on data displayed visually. With a few exceptions, data has no natural “look,” no
‘Magic Grants’ awards announced!
The Brown Institute for Media Innovation has awarded seed funding to teams of students, post-docs and faculty from Stanford and Columbia universities to develop new technologies that could transform the
Board member Meeker at Code Conference
Brown Institute Board member Mary Meeker made news at the inaugural Code Conference on May 28, presenting her annual “most influential Internet trends” of the year. Meeker’s “top 10” touted
Coverage in the Niemanlab Blog!
The Niemanlab Blog has just posted a great article about the Institute — “Shaping technology to the story: The Brown Institute for Media Innovation is finding its niche”
Dispatch @ WWW ’13
The 2012-2013 Magic Grant Dispatch, a platform for secure communication when journalists report from scenes of conflict. We are happy to announce that a paper by the Dispatch Team, “Weaving
The Brown space in Pulitzer Hall
This morning, we took an image of the new home for the Brown Institute. As you can see, it’s a blank canvas. Last week, LTL Architects delivered their final designs and construction