Category Archives: research

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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Why open access matters

MIT Press invited me to provide a quote on why I think open access matters for Open Access Week 2021. Here it is: “Open access is not just about increasing availability, but also about rethinking and changing the roles of research in collective life: who and what it serves; how it may be meaningful, valuable […]

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“Face of the virus” report with besea.n on problematic over-representation of East and South East Asian faces in news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic

I was part of a group of volunteers with besea.n contributing to a new report – “Face of the virus: Problematic over-representation of East and South East Asian faces in news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic”. You can download the report here, and here’s the summary: In an analysis of images of people in news […]

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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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Workshop on “Interrogating Global Traces of Infrastructure”, 18th November 2021

I’ll be taking part in an online workshop on “Interrogating Global Traces of Infrastructure” organised by Urszula Pawlicka-Deger as part of her Marie Skłodowska-Curie DH Infra project together with the King’s Digital Lab, the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London and the Critical Infrastructure Studies collective. This will include a panel discussion that […]

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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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Investigating infodemic – researchers, students and journalists work together to explore the online circulation of COVID-19 misinformation and conspiracies

The following is cross-posted from the blog of the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. Over the past year researchers and students at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London have contributed to a series of collaborative digital investigations into the online circulation of COVID-19 misinformation and conspiracies. As part of a pilot […]

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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 article: “Journalism aggregators: an analysis of Longform.org”

An article on “Journalism aggregators: an analysis of Longform.org” co-authored by Marco Braghieri, Tobias Blanke and I has just been published in Journalism Research. The article is open access and available in both English and German. Here’s the abstract: What is the role and significance of digital long-form content aggregators in contemporary journalism? This article […]

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