My work has focused on the intersections of computing and democratic life, whether dissertating in German history, developing International Space Station software, or working on projects like the bibliographic Zotero, the New Orleans Research Collaborative, and ELMO (election monitoring and more). I have worked for The Carter Center, Emory University, and The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.
I joined Global Voices in September 2016 to oversee NewsFrames for a while. Currently, I direct a project called NewsQ, which aims to elevate quality journalism through tackling the news ranking and recommendation problem.
I like thinking about data and culture, and am inordinately fond of British murder mysteries, small plastic objects, and at the moment: singing contests.
Latest posts by Connie Moon Sehat
Is there something in the topic of Brexit that disinformation efforts can take advantage of? What perspectives might a high-level, data-driven analysis of Brexit news provide?
The story of how a photo of a horrific accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo seven years ago took on a life of its own. WARNING: Contains violent images.
News coverage of Standing Rock may reflect the state of national inexperience with discussions about Native American sovereignty.
Dwelling on "fake news" can raise questions about the overall limitations of fact-driven reporting, but we see it as an opportunity as well.