Michael Keller is a multimedia journalist at Al Jazeera America where he reports, designs and codes projects at the intersection of technology and civic life. On this topic, he created a graphic novella in collaboration with best-selling non-fiction cartoonist Josh Neufeld called “Terms of Service: Understanding our role in the world of Big Data”, a field guide for navigating the modern world of digital privacy.
He is a research Fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University where he studies how news organizations measure the impact of their work with the NewsLynx project. He is also an adjunct professor in their Graduate School of Journalism.
His journalistic work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, and others. He regularly publishes open source source software on his GitHub account. Some of his more popular projects are, Pulp, an open-source web comic viewer, Interview, a Sublime Text syntax definition to help reporters take better interview notes andTKTK, a data processing toolkit for NodeJs
His website, at mhkeller.com, collects his visual, written and coded work.
Tow project: NewsLynx: A Tool for Newsroom Impact Measurement