Brown Institute Welcome Session

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Brown Institute serves as a digital hub at the school, researching and building the future of journalism. Join us in the Brown Institute to meet with our researchers and staff, and learn more about the various opportunities and offerings afforded to students during their time at the Journalism School as well as upon graduation.

Brown Institute Welcome Session

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Brown Institute serves as a digital hub at the school, researching and building the future of journalism. Join us in the Brown Institute to meet with our researchers and staff, and learn more about the various opportunities and offerings afforded to students during their time at the Journalism School as well as upon graduation.

Generative AI Dine + Design

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

In the last year, new generative AI platforms have made headlines. Large Language Models (LLMs) like ChatGPT, Bard, LLaMA and claude have been compared on their abilities to perform knowledge and reasoning tasks (answering questions, solving problems with external tools), language manipulation (generating summaries, translating text, “reversioning” stories), and common data analyses (structuring data, tagging

Points Unknown – QGIS 01

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

Points Unknown, a workshop series designed for journalism students, is an eight-week series to introduce students to spatial investigative and visualization techniques. News unfolds in places and every newsworthy event is shaped by the details of location. Those details might include the specifics of a neighborhood as it is today or of the history leading

Points Unknown – QGIS 02

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

Points Unknown, a workshop series designed for journalism students, is an eight-week series to introduce students to spatial investigative and visualization techniques. News unfolds in places and every newsworthy event is shaped by the details of location. Those details might include the specifics of a neighborhood as it is today or of the history leading

Using FOIA

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

A Talk and demo of MuckRock, a website empowering citizens and journalists to write, file and track public records requests online, and its new FOIA Logs tool

Points Unknown – QGIS 03

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

Points Unknown, a workshop series designed for journalism students, is an eight-week series to introduce students to spatial investigative and visualization techniques. News unfolds in places and every newsworthy event is shaped by the details of location. Those details might include the specifics of a neighborhood as it is today or of the history leading

Points Unknown – QGIS 04

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

Points Unknown, a workshop series designed for journalism students, is an eight-week series to introduce students to spatial investigative and visualization techniques. News unfolds in places and every newsworthy event is shaped by the details of location. Those details might include the specifics of a neighborhood as it is today or of the history leading

Generative AI Dine + Design

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

In the last year, new generative AI platforms have made headlines. Large Language Models (LLMs) like ChatGPT, Bard, LLaMA and claude have been compared on their abilities to perform knowledge and reasoning tasks (answering questions, solving problems with external tools), language manipulation (generating summaries, translating text, “reversioning” stories), and common data analyses (structuring data, tagging

Data Visualization Workshop with The Pudding

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

Graphical (or pictorial) presentations of data have become an almost essential part of journalistic practice. Data visualization helps us see patterns in data and is an important tool for finding stories. Over the past decade, major outlets including The New York Times, Washington Post, and Reuters are publishing data visualizations that push the idea of

Generative AI Dine + Design

Brown Institute at Columbia 2950 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

In the last year, new generative AI platforms have made headlines. Large Language Models (LLMs) like ChatGPT, Bard, LLaMA and claude have been compared on their abilities to perform knowledge and reasoning tasks (answering questions, solving problems with external tools), language manipulation (generating summaries, translating text, “reversioning” stories), and common data analyses (structuring data, tagging