Category Archives: data politics

Portuguese translation of “The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards A Critical Data Practice” launched at Coda.Br 21

An open access Portuguese translation of The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards A Critical Data Practice was launched last night at Coda.Br 21 in Brazil. 🎊 To mark the launch we had a panel with co-editor Liliana Bounegru (King’s College London), Natália Mazotte (Insper) and Cédric Lombion (Open Knowledge Foundation) in which we discussed: changes in […]

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Chapter on “data witnessing” in Routledge Handbook of Humanitarian Communication

Happy to have my research on “data witnessing” included in the new Routledge Handbook of Humanitarian Communication edited by Lilie Chouliaraki and Anne Vestergaard. Here’s the book blurb: The Routledge Handbook of Humanitarian Communication is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to research in the academic sub-field of humanitarian communication. It is broadly focused on communication […]

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Gathering data on hate crimes against East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) people in the UK

I’ve been working with anti-racism campaign group End Violence and Racism Against East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) Communities to help gather and examine data on hate crimes against ESEA people in the UK. This work was recently featured in several national and regional news pieces by ITV – focusing on almost a 50% rise in […]

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Senior Lecturing

As of last Friday I am Senior Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies (equivalent to Associate Professor in the US) in the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. 🎊

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How might the Global Data Barometer promote critical engagements with data infrastructures?

The following is cross-posted from the Global Data Barometer. I’ll be helping to advise the project drawing on my research on the politics of open and public data, including Data Worlds. I’m delighted to be joining the Global Data Barometer project. My role will be to help to review, write-up and reflect on the implications […]

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New Digital Studies book series on Amsterdam University Press

To coincide with the launch of The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice, today we’re also launching a new Digital Studies book series on Amsterdam University Press. This is co-edited together with Tobias Blanke, Liliana Bounegru, Carolin Gerlitz, Sabine Niederer and Richard Rogers. We are particularly pleased to have this series based at […]

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“The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice” now published on Amsterdam University Press

The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice (which I co-edited with Liliana Bounegru) is out today on Amsterdam University Press (AUP) as part of a new Digital Studies book series which is also launching today. It is also available as an open access PDF which you can find linked to from the book’s […]

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“Data Worlds” under contract with MIT Press

I’m pleased to announce that my book on Data Worlds: The Politics Open and Public Data in the Digital Age is now under contract at MIT Press. 🎊 📖 The book has been a long time in the making and builds on over a decade of research and engagements with public data practices, cultures, projects […]

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Call for Papers: “Critical Technical Practice(s) in Digital Research”, Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies

A call for papers on “Critical Technical Practice(s) in Digital Research” has just been published by Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, for a special issue I’m guest editing with Daniela van Geenen (University of Siegen), Dr. Karin van Es (Utrecht University). The text of the call is available here and […]

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“Critical Zones” featured in New York Times “Best Art Books of 2020”

Critical Zones: The Science and Politics of Landing on Earth edited by Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel on MIT Press (to which I contributed a chapter on the “Datafication of Forests”) has been featured on the New York Times’s list of “Best Art Books of 2020”. ✨ 📖 🌱 ‘CRITICAL ZONES: THE SCIENCE AND POLITICS […]

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