Matt Waite

founder Drone Journalism Lab Univ. of Nebraska

Matt Waite is a professor of journalism at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and founder of the Drone Journalism Lab. He specializes in data journalism, web development and the intersection of storytelling and technology. From 2007-2011, he was a programmer/journalist for the St. Petersburg Times where he developed the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact. Before that, he was an award-winning investigative reporter for the Times and co-author of Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss.

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Events in past editions
#IJF16 / 9 april 2016

The promise and the peril of drones

Technology has made it easy to make a really good camera fly. Now apps are making it so you don't even have to be a decent pilot. Journalists around the world are clamoring to use drones -- and many...