Registration is still open for the Tow Center's first-ever research conference Quantifying Journalism: Data, Metrics, and Computation. The one-day conference features Tow Report launches on data journalism by Alexander Howard, user-generated content by Claire Wardle and Sam Dubberley, and Sensor Journalism by Fergus Pitt, panel discussions, a lecture, and research updates from Tow fellows Andy Carvin, Nicholas Diakopoulos, and more. Download a PDF of the conference program and note the first session now begins at 9:15am.
How do you measure impact? Take a brief survey by Tow Fellows Brian Abelson, Stijn Debrouwere, and Michael Keller, who are working on the Tow Center's NewsLynx project, which investigates what newsrooms see as useful measures of impact and what a helpful “impact measurement platform” might look like.
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