With revamped app, news to be at core of Apple

Although Apple is likely to use some algo­rithms to filter sto­ries, the hiring of expe­ri­enced jour­nal­ists is a pos­i­tive step, said Dan Kennedy, a jour­nalism pro­fessor at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. “A […]

White supremacists by the numbers

A pho­to­graph of sus­pected Charleston shooter Dylann Roof, found on a web­site that may belong to him, shows Roof crouched over the num­bers “1488” etched in the sand. The numbers […]

How Periscope could be used for context delivery

This piece was ini­tially pub­lished on Sto­ry­bench, a cook­book for dig­ital sto­ry­telling. Sto­ry­bench is a col­lab­o­ra­tion between North­eastern University’s Media Inno­va­tion pro­gram, a new grad­uate degree in dig­ital jour­nalism, and […]

The story of a hate crime

According to F.B.I. sta­tis­tics, only a small minority of the people who commit hate crimes are affil­i­ated with an intol­erant group. Jack McDe­vitt, a crim­i­nol­o­gist at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity who studies […]

N.Y., Boston terror parallels

What we could be seeing are some copy­cats being inspired by each other. There are cer­tainly some sim­i­lar­i­ties in these cases,” said terror expert and North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fessor Max Abrahms, […]