Jake Batsell

About Jake Batsell

Jake Batsell

Jake Batsell is an associate professor of journalism at Southern Methodist University, where he teaches digital journalism and media entrepreneurship. He is the author of “Engaged Journalism: Connecting with Digitally Empowered News Audiences” (Columbia University Press, 2015) and spent the 2013-14 academic year at The Texas Tribune in Austin as part of a Knight Foundation fellowship to research best practices in the business of digital news. He previously worked for The Seattle Times and The Dallas Morning News.

For Online Publications, Data Is News

By Books March 24, 2015

The Texas Tribune launched in late 2009 with a newsroom of veteran journalists and rising stars. And while that respected crew of reporters, editors, and columnists would go on to unearth their share of political scoops, it wasn’t traditional reporting … Read more