It’s about people, not only algorithms

How I changed the way I approached the challenge of fostering collaboration among investigative journalists

Guilherme Amado
Jun 11, 2018 · 6 min read
A Stanford design-thinking class that spread students in several countries: the collaborative mindset depends on us holding down our egos (Photo by Guilherme Amado)
The prototype showed me that algorithms wouldn’t solve a cultural problem (Photo by Guilherme Amado)

We need to hold down our egos and learn from women how to collaborate

We should train journalists how to collaborate

The collaborative cross-border journalism workshop, in New Jersey, in May: any reporter in any part of the globe can learn how to create their network to collaborate (Photo by Thomas E. Franklin)

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JSK Class of 2018

Insights and experiences from the John S. Knight Journalism Fellows at Stanford

Guilherme Amado

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Investigative columnist for Epoca Magazine, in Brazil. 2017-18 JSK Fellow at Stanford, ICIJ member and interested in innovation and collaboration in journalism.

JSK Class of 2018

Insights and experiences from the John S. Knight Journalism Fellows at Stanford