Journalism + Design

Disentangling journalism’s messiest problems. Heather Chaplin and Emily Bell tap the biggest brains in the business and beyond to tease out where we go from here. From the Journalism and Design program at The New School.


52:26 | Feb 25th, 2019

Gawker unionized in 2015, setting off a wave of digital newsroom organizing, invigorated by layoffs and politics that leave journalists feeling embattled. Emily and Heather are joined by long-time lab...Show More
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This is a good episode and discussion about the rise of labour organizing in digital media newsrooms. Good point about how other creative in...Show More

45:48 | Mar 9th, 2019

In the past few years, coverage of Silicon Valley in the press has shifted away from techno-utopian boosterism towards increasingly critical analysis. On this week's episode, we hear some advice from ...Show More
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Interesting conversation with NYT tech critic about how tech reporting has gone from "techno-utopian boosterism" to critical analysis.

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42:19 | May 4th, 2018

Emily + Heather consider what place opinion journalism has in public discourse today. With Jeet Heer (The New Republic) and Katie Kingsbury (New York Times) the two ask: Is intellectual diversity poss...Show More
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Enjoyed this episode about the role of opinion writing and editorial pages in mainstream media in the age of Twitter and divisive opinions. ...Show More

51:35 | Apr 8th, 2019

For our season two finale, Emily and Heather are joined by "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" writer Mike Drucker to talk about all things comedy and journalism. How do the writing staffs at shows like ...Show More

48:18 | Mar 22nd, 2019

In "The Digital Maginot Line", Mozilla fellow and disinformation expert Renée DiResta argues that perpetrators of information warfare have shifted from "targeting infrastructure to targeting the minds...Show More
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