Disciplines: Journalism / Media Studies
John Wihbey is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at Northeastern University and a writer, producer and media analyst. He was formerly Assistant Director for Journalist’s Resource at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, and a lecturer in journalism at Boston University, where he taught multimedia and beat reporting. His areas of interest include social networks, online research and information-seeking behavior, data and access to knowledge issues, and sustainability and climate change. He writes for the Boston Globe, Nieman Journalism Lab and Yale Climate Connections. He has also reported for the Star-Ledger (N.J.), where he covered environmental issues, and was a producer and digital editor for the NPR show “On Point with Tom Ashbrook,” at WBUR-Boston.