Hillary’s Inbox

As the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has come under fire for using a private email server to send work-related emails during her time as Secretary of State. Through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, Clinton has released batches of these emails, with the final batch released in February. While the FBI investigation is…

[WIP] When Github and MoMA collide

When I saw that MoMA had released their collection data on GitHub, I knew I had to do something  with it.  I’m taking art history right now and I find myself asking several questions about when and how art is acquired, so this is a great tool to help answer some of those questions. I read…

Four-hour reporting

This weekend, I revived my journalism chops from my time at The Wellesley News when I, with my partner, reported on an event and “filed” a story within four hours as a challenge for my Future of News course. My internal monologue at the beginning of this assignment: Four hours? Please.  I did this all the…

What happened when I kept track of my media usage for a week?

I was tasked with keeping track of all the media I consumed for a week. Yes, all of it — Twitter browsing, BuzzFeed listicles and all. I approached this project with meticulous detail, pausing every time I opened social media or an article to jot down what I was reading and when. This lasted for roughly… two…