Archive for September, 2011

Arab revolution panelists tackle verification

A panel discussing the Arab revolutions described a complicated situation for journalists trying to determine who is reliable and what is true. The discussion at the Online News Association conference in Boston involved NPR’s Andy Carvin, reporter Issandr El-Amrani, the American Islamic Congress’s Nasser Weddady and our own King’s Journalism alumnus Rehab El-Bakry, who is an Egyptian journalist. “Some of […]


Starting using data better: Kundra

Journalists need to take advantage of the vast array of information that the U.S. gov’t is already making available. That was the message Vivek Kundra, the first federal Chief Information Officer in the Obama administration, brought to the Online News Association conference in Boston this morning. On data.gov, there is information on a huge range of government activity but there […]