In conjunction with the Ferguson project, Empathetic Media is also creating combing through hundreds of pages of hand-receipt records of surplus military equipment turned over to police departments to research a a news video game.
Today was officially the first day of the semester, and the Mizzou campus is now brimming with students. First thing this morning I was invited to Mike McKean’s (Director of the Futures Lab at RJI) Convergence Journalism class, from which I’ve been allocated three students to help out with the set up and launching of Empathetic Media’s first proof of … Read More
We at Empathetic Media are proud to welcome three University of Missouri undergraduate journalism students to the production team. Sean Nelson, Tyler Adkisson, and Brittany Crocker will be assisting in content research and production throughout the semester. The holy trinity of Empathetic Media helpers from my convergence journo class #livesketch #penandink #instadraw A photo posted by Dan Archer … Read More
I hit the ground running here in Columbia, Missouri last week. It’s always the way with a finite fellowship: even before my first day I felt like a sprinter on the starting blocks. So far so good though. I’ve mind mapped a rough layout for how I see Empathetic Media developing over the next month, as well as a few … Read More
This is the inaugural post for what will be a journal of EM’s development over the next year and beyond. The next year is particularly important given that it is a fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri that has enabled me to get this project off the ground.