John Wihbey is an assistant professor of journalism and media innovation at the Northeastern University School of Journalism, where he serves as the head of graduate programs. He is a faculty affiliate with the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks and serves as a board member for Project Information Literacy. His forthcoming book is Knowledge and the News: The Future of Journalism in a Networked World (The MIT Press). Previously, he was a lecturer at Boston University and an assistant director at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. He is a former reporter, radio producer, and digital editor, with a specialty in issues of energy, climate change, and sustainability.
John has published commentaries and articles in media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, USA Today, Pacific Standard, National Geographic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nieman Journalism Lab, and Yale Climate Connections. His research has been published in Journalism Practice, Journal of the International Symposium on Online Journalism, and Oxford Research Encyclopedias.