Academic research – Bachelors and Masters dissertations

MA Global Media Transnational Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London My Masters dissertation with the title ‘The Death of Anonymity, DIY Infosec and Virtual Padlocks: A Study of the Implications of Mass Surveillance on Journalists and their Sources’ was a research project which looked at the state of information security for media professionals and was a qualitative study based…

FEATURE: The importance of data journalism in an ever changing media landscape

Why is data journalism an important tool for journalists? And how can graphics be used to communicate a story in ways that words alone cannot? In recent years, online outlets like the Guardian’s Datablog and other independent websites such as ‘Information is Beautiful’ have played a part in developing what we now call data journalism,…