Projects

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Algorithmic Accountability & Transparency
How can journalists approach reporting around complex and opaque algorithms? Can we communicate with algorithms more transparently? More…
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Commenting Systems for News
How do newsrooms deal with quality issues in online comment discourse? What do people want in online news commenting? How do people comment on online data journalism?
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Automating Context in Data Visualization
How can context be added to visualization through textual annotations? How can we do it for stock charts or maps automatically? More…
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Visual Analytics for Media Framing
Can we better understand the patterns of language that different media outlets or online sources like blogs use to talk about issues in the news?
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Visualization Rhetoric
How can different rhetorical techniques be used to affect the interpretation of a visualization? More…
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Playable Data
How can data visualization be combined with game mechanics like goals, rules, scoring, and advancement to enable data analysis? More…
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Social Media Visual Analytics for Journalists
How can social context be surfaced to help journalists find and assess informational sources on Twitter? How can we develop visual analytic interfaces to help journalists make sense of social media streams or videos? More…
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Innovation in Computational Journalism
Studies the landscape of research in computational journalism and proposes a brainstorming activity called “Aha!” to uncover innovative media ideas. More…