Journalism’s Education Problem: Extracting Information from News

Lessons from a close reading of the New York Times’ climate coverage

David Kellogg
Dec 28, 2015 · 9 min read
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“Climate change is the one thing that is about everything.”

Climate deniers got called out several times.

Missing entirely was discussion of adaptation as a “Plan B.”

“Climate change coverage is a relatively young discipline.”

“The use of journalism as a means of popular education is an extremely important opportunity in the reinvention of the media ecosystem.”

Ideas: Journalism + Tech

Thoughts on the intersection of journalism and technology…

David Kellogg

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Was: long-time pub. of @ForeignAffairs, @CFRorg. Is: teaching engagement at @columbiajourn & trying new ways (NLP, etc.) to cover “wicked problems” like Climate

Ideas: Journalism + Tech

Thoughts on the intersection of journalism and technology, written by Knight Lab fellows, staff and occasional contributors.

David Kellogg

Written by

Was: long-time pub. of @ForeignAffairs, @CFRorg. Is: teaching engagement at @columbiajourn & trying new ways (NLP, etc.) to cover “wicked problems” like Climate

Ideas: Journalism + Tech

Thoughts on the intersection of journalism and technology, written by Knight Lab fellows, staff and occasional contributors.

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