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Tow Tea: Parsing Tech Talk

November 5, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Pulitzer Hall, Room 601B
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Tow Tea: Parsing Tech Talk
Columbia Journalism School
Pulitzer Hall – Room 601B

Thursday, November 5, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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The Tow Center for Digital Journalism hosts Farai Chideya of The InterceptJosh Begley of The Intercept, and Marguerite Holloway of Columbia Journalism School for a Tow Tea discussion on “Parsing Tech Talk”.

If you have any questions about the event, please reach out to the Tow Center Administrator, Liz Boylan, at

The panelists:

Farai Chideya: Farai Chideya is a reporter, political and cultural analyst, and educator. Over the years she has worked in print, television, radio, and digital media; covered every Presidential election since 1996; and traveled to 26 countries and 48 states to report, learn, and explore.

Josh Begley: Josh Begley is a data artist and web developer based in Brooklyn. He is currently a reseach editor at ‘The Intercept’. He is the creator of Metadata+, an iPhone app that tracks U.S. drone strikes. His work has appeared in Wired, The New York Times, NPR, The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York Magazine, and at the New Museum of Contemporary Art.

Marguerite Holloway: Marguerite Holloway is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Director, Science & Environmental Journalism at Columbia University. She has written about science—including natural history, environmental issues, public health, physics, neuroscience and women in science—for publications including the New York TimesDiscoverNatural History,Wired and Scientific American, where she was a long-time writer and editor.