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Read my latest stories for The Wall Street Journal, Passcode, The Harvard Business Review, JSTOR Daily and more.

To Fight Fake News, Broaden Your Social Circle

To Fight Fake News, Broaden Your Social Circle

There’s reason for hope in the fight against fake news. The latest social science research suggests a path forward — and this story maps out how we can start pursuing that path today.

Cambridge Analytica shows what’s wrong with data-driven marketing

Cambridge Analytica shows what’s wrong with data-driven marketing

Today in The Globe and Mail, I share the inside scoop on what it was like to work with social media data in the heyday of Cambridge Analytica: When we were first heading down that path, vendor after vendor tried to woo me with tools that would give us access to the...

The World’s Most Influential CMOs

The World’s Most Influential CMOs

How do you identify the world’s 50 most influential CMOs? As the data journalist for this report from Forbes, Sprinklr and LinkedIn, I developed the research methodology, did the data analysis and wrote this year’s definitive report on what makes a winning CMO.

Vancouver residents get a taste of the future

Vancouver residents get a taste of the future

This playful story about Vancouver’s role as the world’s sci-fi capital was backed up with numbers and graphics: a data set I developed myself, showing where supernatural productions are filmed, and a map of top Vancouver locations.

To Fight Fake News, Broaden Your Social Circle

To Fix Fake News, Look to Yellow Journalism

Think “fake news” is a new phenomenon? This piece for JSTOR Daily looks at the long tradition of lousy journalism — most notably, the “yellow journalism” phenomenon of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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