Interactive journeys

  • Event: 2017 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Scott Blumenthal of The New York Times; Sandeep Junnarkar of CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 27 at 11:20am
  • Location: Room 442
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Speaker Bios

  • Scott Blumenthal is a Deputy Editor of Interactive News at The New York Times, where he builds and oversees the development of tools that help the newsroom experiment with new story forms and communicate with readers in new ways. Since joining the Times in 2012, has also contributed to individual features and coverage of tentpole events such as elections, the Oscars, and the Olympics (including a three week stint in Rio this past summer). @blumysden

  • Sandeep Junnarkar is the director of Interactive Journalism at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. He recently launched a groundbreaking tool called PathChartr, which would allow news organizations without coders to deliver personalized and helpful information to users who are guided by their answers to a series of questions. He began his career at the New York Times when the paper went first went live on the Web as NYTimes.com

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