Virtual Event Monday, March 7 from 12PM – 1:30PM We’ve all seen the energy grades posted at the entrances of large buildings in New York City. But how does one building compare to its neighbor, or to buildings in other parts of the city? And how is the city doing overall? Are grades improving from
On February 17, 2022, Brown Institute Entrepreneur-in-Residence Steve Henn hosted a conversation with Susan Stamberg and Bill Siemering on the founding of NPR and lessons for the future of public media. Watch the video below and stay tuned for future events posted on our events calendar. The event took place in a special virtual environment
The Brown Institute is building immersive hybrid environments. If you are a student enrolled in Data Science, Computer Science, and Architecture and Design, come build with us! These roles will support students at a level of 10-20 hours/week working as a cohort to develop live audience and user statistics in virtual spaces, design new functionality
Interested in applying to the Brown Institute Innovation Challenge in Journalism, Media, and Technology? We have a variety of resources to get you ready for the competition. If you have any questions about the competition, please reach out to Christopher McGarry (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Brown Institute staff (email@example.com). Pitch Practice Workshops Thu, Feb 17th from
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 to its current configurations. Alongside the development of web technologies, journalistic organizations have incorporated web-based maps to enhance reader engagement with stories.
[Proposals are due April 8, 2022! Apply here https://brown.columbia.edu/propose/] The David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation, a joint effort between Stanford’s School of Engineering and Columbia Journalism School, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Each year, the Brown Institute awards close to $1M in grants to help you “follow your passion and experiment with new approaches to storytelling,” to paraphrase Helen Gurley Brown.
Announcing Brown’s Innovation Challenge @Columbia! [Register for the PITCH PRACTICE SESSION, February 17 12:30-2:00 pm EST] [Applications are due February 25] We are pleased to announce a competition for Columbia students, alumni and their collaborators, rewarding new entrepreneurial ventures in journalism, media and technology. Perhaps you want to create new kinds of content, design new
Anger + Hope: The founding of NPR and lessons for the future of public media. VIRTUAL EVENT Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 4pm Pacific/7pm Eastern RSVP here Bill Siemering is a radio visionary. Sixty years ago, Siemering was hired to transform WBFO from a student-run college radio club into a professional station. Because of the
The projects we support often need help from either the tech or journalism communities, gathering opinions or testing out new tools. Below we have two projects needing assistance and evaluation: Help a study characterizing online harassment of women journalists on Twitter; and Participate in an evaluation of a tool that aids in community-centered interpretation of