Following my recent post about graffiti on 9th Street, I spoke to some residents and business owners about their opinions on graffiti.
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There’s a lot of graffiti in New York City. To give you some idea just exactly how much graffiti we’re talking about, I hit the streets with a smartphone to photograph as much of it as I could stand and geo-tag the pictures by the GPS coordinates.
An oldie, but a goodie.
Based on actual interviews with a victim of bedbug infestation and a pest control expert “Tiny Little Vampires” is a rock opera about New York’s bedbug problem that combines in-depth reporting with entertainment and music. I did this project with David Holmes and Erin Evans, and it was an inordinate amount of fun. You’ll hear me singing [...]
Update: I expanded on this post for an article published on Memburn. Read it here. A recent discussion about gaming in our media innovation class branched off into separate arguments about gaming as a storytelling medium, and using techniques found in gaming to foster engagement with other media. A start-up called Badgeville is doing interesting experiments [...]
My graduate class at NYU Journalism, Studio 20, is gearing up for an exciting collaboration with a reputable non-profit news organization. Specifically, we will work towards beefing up their capacity to produce explanatory journalism, a nebulous genre perhaps best typified by NPR’s 2008 radio documentary, “The Giant Pool of Money”. The risk of reinventing the [...]
If press ethics, as codified by the various institutions that must uphold them, can be boiled down to the the simple ethos, “don’t be a jerk”, then social media guidelines, the norms by which the corporate world regulates the open, digital communication of its subjects, must be abbreviated thus: Don’t make us look bad. I’d [...]
I’ve collected here a quintet of ethical codes that are instructive to journalists, especially young journalists, studying the ethics of the newsroom. In each case, I have tried to outline what distinguishes each particular code from others and why it deserves mention in our discussion.