to Content
Header Image

Meredith BROUSSARD Assistant Professor, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, New York University, New York


 Data journalist Meredith Broussard is an assistant professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University and the author of "Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World.". Her academic research focuses on artificial intelligence in investigative reporting, with a particular interest in using data analysis for social good. She is also interested in reproducible research issues and is developing methods for preserving innovative digital journalism projects in scholarly archives so that we can read today’s news on tomorrow’s computers. She is an affiliate faculty member at the Moore Sloan Data Science Environment at the NYU Center for Data Science, a 2019 Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellow, and her work has been supported by the Institute of Museum & Library Services as well as the Tow Center at Columbia Journalism School. A former features editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer, she has also worked as a software developer at AT&T Bell Labs and the MIT Media Lab.


National Association of Black Journalists
International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences
Authors Guild


Broussard, Meredith, and Boss, Katherine: "Saving Data Journalism: New Strategies for Archiving Interactive, Born-Digital News," Digital Journalism, 2018
Boss, Katherine, and Broussard, Meredith: "Challenges Facing the Preservation of Born-Digital News Applications.", IFLA Journal, 2017
Broussard, Meredith: "Computer-mediated Creativity and Investigative Journalism,", chapter in The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies, 2016
Broussard, Meredith: "Preserving News Apps Presents Huge Challenges.", Newspaper Research Journal, 2015


Faculty Summer Research Award, Temple University, 2014, 2015
Winner, Al-Jazeera Innovation & Research Media in Context Hackathon in Doha, Qatar
Winner, Startup Bus Hackathon, 2015
Demo Award, NYC Media Lab Annual Summit, 2015