Jenna Wortham

Jenna Wortham is a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. A graduate of the University of Virginia, she worked at Wired before joining the Times in 2008 and more recently, the New York Times magazine. Wortham is an important voice on digital culture and new technologies. Introduction Like any popular mass medium, the … Continue reading Jenna Wortham

Quick thoughts about The Upshot

The New York Times today launched a new website called The Upshot. It is their version of a website that explores explanatory journalism and delves into data-driven journalism. In other words, it is their hybrid competitor to Ezra Klein’s Vox and Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight. First let’s talk about the two new entrants. Vox’s quality pendulum … Continue reading Quick thoughts about The Upshot