Journalism After Snowden Closing Event

On February 5th, 2015, the Tow Center will be hosting an event on National Security Reporting in the Age of Surveillance: A Conversation About Reporting Post-Snowden with Dean Baquet of the New York Times, Marty Baron of the Washington Post, Susan Glasser of Politico, and Steve Coll, of Columbia Journalism School.  The event will be at the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. and will include the launch of a new […]

Our First Three Discoveries About Audience Metrics at Chartbeat, Gawker, and the New York Times

Caitlin Petre, the Tow Center’s fellow previews her forthcoming report ‘Uncovering the Social Life of Audience Metrics: A Study of Chartbeat, Gawker, and the New York Times’

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In Defense of Leaks: Jill Abramson at the Tow Center

Jill Abramson spoke at the Columbia Journalism School last week on the…

The Future of BuzzFeed: Notes on a Tow Tea

This is a guest post by Lede student Andrea Larson BuzzFeed got its…

New Tow Project: Virtual Reality for Journalism

Long a figment of technophile imagination, a confluence of technological advances has finally placed…

Upcoming Events: Journalism After Snowden

Journalism After Snowden Closing Event On February 5th, 2015, the Tow Center will…

Buzzfeed, Data, and the Future of Journalism: Reflections on a Recent Tow Tea

By Ilia Blinderman As a young journalist, it’s often difficult to maintain a…

Our First Three Discoveries About Audience Metrics at Chartbeat, Gawker, and the New York Times

Caitlin Petre, the Tow Center's fellow previews her forthcoming report 'Uncovering the…

What’s in a Ranking?

In this post Nicholas Diakopoulos points out ways algorithm designers can and…

Ta-Nehisi Coates at the Tow Center

By Alexandria Neason Two weeks ago, students, alumni, faculty, and others packed the…

Sensor Journalism: Communities of Practice

In her guest post, Lily Bui, a sensor journalism researcher from MIT’s…

Journalism After Snowden Lecture Series

Journalism After Snowden Lecture Series Presented by: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism…

Sensors and Certification

The best news data teams use open source hardware every day. But…

The Tow Responsive Cities Initiative

The Tow Responsive Cities Initiative Workshop with Susan Crawford Friday, 10/31 – 9:00 am By…

Recap: Source Protection in the Information Age

“Assert the right to report.” That was the mandate Columbia’s Sheila Coronel…

Source Protection: Resources

We are happy to report that many of the attendees of our…

The New Global Journalism: New Tow Center Report

Throughout the twentieth century the core proposition of foreign correspondence was to…

Sensors and Journalism: ProPublica, Satellites and The Shrinking Louisiana Coast

Two months before the programmers journalists at ProPublica would be ready to…

Upcoming Events

All-Class Lecture: The New Global Journalism Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014, 6:00pm (Lecture Hall) Based on…

Upcoming Tow Event: Just Between You and Me?

Just between you and me? Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 6:00pm (Pulitzer Hall – 3rd…

Hyper-compensation: Ted Nelson and the impact of journalism

Before you can begin to measure impact, you need to first know…

Why We Like Pinterest for Fieldwork: Research by Nikki Usher and Phil Howard

Nikki Usher, GWU Phil Howard, UW and CEU 7/16/2014 Anyone tackling fieldwork these days can…

Digital Security and Source Protection For Journalists: Research by Susan McGregor

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The law and technologies that govern the functioning of today’s digital…

Knight Foundation joins The Tow Foundation as a sponsor for the initiative headed by Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism

Knight Foundation joins The Tow Foundation as a sponsor for the initiative…

Glenn Greenwald Speaks | Join the Tow Center for an #AfterSnowden Talk in San Francisco on June 18, 2014

Join the Tow Center for an evening lecture with Glenn Greenwald, who…

Tow Center Launches Amateur Footage: A Global Study of User-Generated Content in TV and Online News Output

Crediting is rare, there’s a huge gulf in how senior managers and…

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