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Susan McGregor

Susan McGregor
Assistant Professor, Columbia University

@susanemcg

As a faculty member and Assistant Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, Susan specializes in areas of data journalism and information visualization, drawing on her several years’ experience as the Senior Programmer on the Online News Graphics team at the Wall Street Journal. Her work on the Data Docs web platform is supported by the Knight Foundation Prototype Fund. Her current academic research focuses on digital security and privacy issues for journalists, including work on Dispatch, a mobile app for secure, authenticated, anonymous mobile reporting.

Sessions

Location: Salon 8/9
Susan McGregor (Columbia University)
Average rating: ****.
(4.05, 19 ratings)
It's time for video narratives to truly be of the web. Video shouldn't just be a one-way stream: it should create a dynamic, interactive, responsive visual narratives that leverage all the resources of the web, whether those are simply text, or complex visualizations or localized data. Data Docs, an experimental, open-source video platform, hopes to support and inspire a new iteration of.... Read more.
Office Hours
Location: Table A
Susan McGregor (Columbia University)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
Here's your chance to chat with Susan about the details of Data Docs, the platform behind her talk. She'll enlighten you about specific examples of using Data Docs to incorporate text, visualizations, and API data, and answer technical questions about the platform itself. You'll also find out where video and web-based storytelling are headed. Read more.