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Paul Bradshaw @paulbradshaw


Paul Bradshaw runs the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University, and is a Visiting Professor at City University’s School of Journalism in London. He publishes the Online Journalism Blog, and is the founder of investigative journalism website HelpMeInvestigate. He has written for journalism.co.uk, Press Gazette, the Guardian and Telegraph’s data blogs, InPublishing, Nieman Reports and the Poynter Institute in the US. He is the co-author of the Online Journalism Handbook with former Financial Times web editor Liisa Rohumaa, and of Magazine Editing (3rd Edition) with John Morrish. Other books which Bradshaw has contributed to include Investigative Journalism (second edition), Web Journalism: A New Form of Citizenship; and Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives.

His books on Leanpub include Scraping for Journalists and 8000 Holes: How the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Lost its Way.

Bradshaw has been listed in Journalism.co.uk’s list of the leading innovators in journalism and media and Poynter’s most influential people in social media. In 2010, he was shortlisted for Multimedia Publisher of the Year.

In addition to teaching and writing, Paul acts as a consultant and trainer to a number of organisations on social media and data journalism. You can find him on Twitter @paulbradshaw

Books by Paul Bradshaw

Published Books

Scraping for Journalists

Scraping for Journalists

How to grab information from hundreds of sources, put it in data you can interrogate - and still hit deadlines

by Paul Bradshaw

8000 Holes: How the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Lost its Way

8000 Holes: How the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Lost its Way

All proceeds go to the Brittle Bone Society

by Paul Bradshaw and Carol Miers

Model for the 21st Century Newsroom - Redux

Model for the 21st Century Newsroom - Redux

How digitisation has changed news organisations in a multiplatform world

by Paul Bradshaw

Stories and Streams

Stories and Streams

Teaching collaborative journalism with peer to peer learning

by Paul Bradshaw

Data Journalism Heist

Data Journalism Heist

How to get in, get the data, and get the story out - and make sure nobody gets hurt

by Paul Bradshaw

Unpublished Books

Finding Stories in Spreadsheets

Finding Stories in Spreadsheets

Recipes for interviewing data - and getting answers

by Paul Bradshaw