Contributor profile

Monika Sengul-Jones

Independent writer & scholar

Biography

Monika Sengul-Jones, PhD, is an independent writer and scholar. She lives, works, and teaches from Seattle, Washington in the United States, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. She has a doctorate in Communication and Science Studies from UC San Diego, and previously studied at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Sengul-Jones has expertise in media industries and culture from over a decade of experience as an ethnographer, digital researcher, editor, writer, journalist, and project manager. She writes about the intersections of technology and society. More at www.monikasjones.com

Content by Monika

Best practices
Turbulent with a chance of data: Journalism’s drone-powered futures

Drone journalism isn't just for photojournalists. News organisations can use sensors and mapping technology from UAVs to create a range of data sets for storytelling, explains Monika Sengul-Jones.

Data collection
The promise of Wikidata

Wikidata can be a useful resource for journalists digging for data on a deadline. Monika Sengul-Jones explains the joy and perils of using the searchable data trove for your next story.

Data collection
Harnessing Wikipedia's superpowers for journalism

Finding hidden data inside the world's free encyclopedia is no easy task for journalists. In Monika Sengul-Jones' long read article, she explains how to navigate the often unwieldy world of Wikipedia.