Beyond simply reporting on existing big data, sensor journalism is a new Millennial form of investigative reporting


“More of the world is covered in sensors, and journalism is drawing on data more and more for reporting,” said Fergus Pitt, a research fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University in New York City. He studies the principles, ethics and legal issues related to using sensors for reporting. Journalists can use sensors to create data, Pitt said in a video interview.

Read the full piece and watch video interviews at IJNet