Teaching Sensor Journalism

Nowadays, journalism education faces multiple challenges in making sure students are learning basic news gathering and reporting skills but also adept with various digital technologies and platforms. Students entering newsrooms now are expected to know how to write a story, take digital photos, capture audio, make multimedia packages, create infographics, and know code to make apps or websites. Another skill and technology that can be added to the mix is sensor journalism. How do you get started as an journalism educator in teaching this subject? Read more for tips and techniques here in this recent EducationShift piece I wrote on how to teach sensor journalism in the classroom.

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