Henderson part of research team awarded $1.5M NSF grant

Keren Henderson

Keren Henderson, associate professor of broadcast and digital journalism at the Newhouse School, is part of a research team that has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the impact of technology on journalism.

Kevin Crowston, distinguished professor of information science and associate dean for research at the School of Information Studies, is principal investigator.

The project will explore the technologies journalists use, the impacts of those technologies and how technology can influence the journalism industry. The grant team will also design new narrative discovery and production tools for journalists.

The grant is part of NSF’s Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program, which is focused on research exploring challenges and opportunities for the future of work.