The Online Journalism Blog publishes interviews, analysis, links and tips on online and multiplatform journalism, data journalism and visualisation, interactive storytelling, citizen journalism, advanced search techniques and OSINT, and all things internet.
The blog is written by award-winning data journaist and academic Paul Bradshaw – with contributions from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Macedonia, Morocco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, the Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, the UK, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, USA, and plenty of other places.
Paul runs the MA in Data Journalism and the MA in Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism at Birmingham City University and is the author of a number of books and book chapters about online journalism and the internet, including the Online Journalism Handbook (now in its second edition), Finding Stories in Spreadsheets, Data Journalism Heist and Scraping for Journalists.
From 2010-2015 he was a Visiting Professor in Online Journalism at City University London and from 2009-2014 he ran Help Me Investigate, an award-winning platform for collaborative investigative journalism. Since 2015 he has worked with the BBC England and BBC Shared Data Units based in Birmingham, UK. He also advises and delivers training to a number of media organisations.
The OJB logo was designed by John Dickinson.