Category Archives: journalism

Map: Twin Cities life expectancies

Making this map turned out to be fun — at least after I had pulled much of my hair out dealing with KML issues. It’s published now (with context!) over at MPRNews.org. Short version: The darker the area, the shorter … Continue reading

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Photos: Yellow buses, Lagos traffic and more

This is a collection of some of my favorite photographs thus far from the journalism fellowship in Nigeria. I’ll be adding to this over the next few days. We are now in Lagos, which has a completely different feel from … Continue reading

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A media scrum is a media scrum, no matter the continent

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Photos: Street markets in Abuja, Nigeria

I’m assigned to the News Agency of Nigeria for the next couple of days. I shot photos for a story on the cleanliness of street markets in Abuja — probably the only time in my life I’ll be able to … Continue reading

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How one Nigerian newsroom operates

I started work this morning at the News Agency of Nigeria. Well, to be honest, by time I showed up at 10:00 a.m., most reporters had already left for their assignments. So I spent most of the day shaking hands … Continue reading

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