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The Importance of Data Journalism

On this episode of Newhouse Impact, we hear from Newhouse Assistant Professor Nausheen Husain. Nasusheen teaches courses in data and documents journalism. She worked at the Chicago Tribune as a senior reporter since 2019, and as a data reporter since 2014. Most recently, she covered civil liberties issues in Muslim communities, and COVID-19 and incarceration. In our conversation, Nausheen goes over some of her recent reporting work and the role that data journalism has played in shaping her career.

Newhouse Impact, is a collaboration between the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications and WAER. Find more about the department on their website.