Reginald Chua manages editorial operations, budgets, administration, safety, and security for a 2,500-person newsroom; oversees data journalism and graphics; and liaises with technology and R&D teams to build newsroom capabilities and tools at Reuters. He created the award-winning Connected China project and drove the development of its social media verification tool, Tracer. He was previously editor-in-chief of the South China Morning Post, based in Hong Kong. He also had a 16-year run with The Wall Street Journal where he developed the data journalism team in New York as deputy managing editor. He was also the longest-serving editor of the Journal’s Asian Edition. He speaks regularly at conferences on trends in journalism. He’s also heavily involved in non-profit news, sitting on a number of boards of such organisations.
AI and machine learning are not only about marketing and personalisation. A multitude of experiments in 2017 and 2018 have shown us new processes and workflows that allow journalists to be more than just a data desk in the middle of a newsroom. What does it mean to do data-centred reporting or to focus on […]