Meredith Broussard

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Meredith Broussard
ResidenceUnited States
EducationColumbia University, Harvard University
OccupationAssistant Professor, Arthur L. Carter Institute NYU
Known forResearch in artificial intelligence and investigative reporting
Websitemeredithbroussard.com

Meredith Broussard is a data journalism professor at the Arthur L. Carter Institute at New York University.[1] Her research focuses on the role of artificial intelligence in journalism. As a fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, she built Bailiwick, a tool designed to uncover data-driven campaign finance stories, created for the United States presidential election of 2016.[2] She was previously a features editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer, and a software developer at the AT&T Bell Labs and MIT Media Lab. Broussard has published features and essays in many outlets including The Atlantic, Harper’s Magazine, and Slate Magazine.

Publications[edit]

Below is a list of Meredith Broussard's publications. Her book Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World, published in April 2018 by MIT Press, examines the limits of technology in solving social problems.[3] Broussard's writings examine the intersection of technology and social practice. She has been profiled in Communications of the ACM[4] and cited by Christopher Mims of the Wall Street Journal as an expert in the future of self-driving car technology.[5]

  • Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World[3] Positive reviews appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer,[6] American Scientist,[7] ZDNet,[8] and in the Royal Society of Chemistry's publication, Chemistry World.[9]
  • "Broken Technology Hurts Democracy"[10]
  • "Challenges of archiving and preserving born-digital news applications"[11]
  • "How to Think About Bots"[12]
  • "New Airbnb Data Reveals Some Hosts Are Raking In Big Bucks"[13]
  • "The Irony of Writing Online About Digital Preservation"[14]
  • "The Secret Lives of Hackathon Junkies"[15]
  • "When Cops Check Facebook"[16]
  • "Big Data in Practice: Enabling Computational Journalism Through Code-Sharing and Reproducible Research Methods"[17]
  • "Preserving News Apps Presents Huge Challenges"[18]
  • "Why Poor Schools Can't Win at Standardized Testing"[19]
  • "Artificial Intelligence for Investigative Reporting"[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meredith Broussard". Journalism.nyu.edu.
  2. ^ "Washington Post Monkey Cage Blog". Washington Post.
  3. ^ a b Broussard, Meredith (2018-04-01). Artificial Unintelligence. Mitpress.mit.edu.
  4. ^ "Putting the Data Science into Journalism". Cacm.acm.org.
  5. ^ https://www.wsj.com/articles/driverless-hype-collides-with-merciless-reality-1536831005
  6. ^ "Meredith Broussard's 'Artificial Unintelligence': Against the fetish of the machine". 2.philly.com.
  7. ^ "Fixing Tech's Built-In Bias". Americanscientist.org. 2018-08-06.
  8. ^ "Artificial Unintelligence, book review: Exploring the limits of technology". Zdnet.com.
  9. ^ "Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World". Chemistryworld.com.
  10. ^ Broussard, Meredith (May 12, 2017). "Broken Technology Hurts Democracy". The Atlantic. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  11. ^ International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. 43(2) 150–157. 2017. doi:10.1177/0340035216686355.
  12. ^ Broussard, Meredith (February 23, 2016). "How to Think About Bots". Motherboard.
  13. ^ Broussard, Meredith (December 2, 2015). "New Airbnb Data Reveals Some Hosts Are Raking In Big Bucks". Huffington Post. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  14. ^ Broussard, Meredith (November 20, 2015). "The Irony of Writing Online About Digital Preservation". The Atlantic. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  15. ^ Broussard, Meredith (July 8, 2015). "The Secret Lives of Hackathon Junkies". The Atlantic. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  16. ^ Broussard, Meredith (April 19, 2015). "When Cops Check Facebook". The Atlantic. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  17. ^ Digital Journalism. (Taylor & Francis)  2015. doi:10.1080/21670811.2015.1074863.
  18. ^ Newspaper Research Journal. 36(3) 299 –313. 2015. doi:10.1177/0739532915600742.
  19. ^ Broussard, Meredith (July 15, 2015). "Why Poor Schools Can't Win at Standardized Testing". The Atlantic. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  20. ^ Digital Journalism. (Taylor & Francis)  2014. doi:10.1080/21670811.2014.985497.