Improving Your Digital Hygiene

No digital communication is completely secure, but some technologies are safer than others. That was one of the takeaways from Journalism in the Age of Surveillance, a panel exploring how journalists can protect themselves and their sources in a new era of digital surveillance. Janine Gibson, editor in chief of the Guardian U.S., recounted the challenges…

Nate Silver schools ONA on stats

Nate Silver has been called many things: a witch, a statistician/journalist and, now, a data rock star who can pack a room at ONA. Speaking to a packed auditorium for today’s ONA Keynote, Silver explained what journalists can learn from statisticians. The auditorium’s capacity was more than 1,400 and almost every seat was filled. As…