In this excerpted interview conducted at Ohio University, Ernest Waititu, program director of health and digital media at Internews in Kenya, talks about how journalism is changing and how reporters can adapt to the new journalism environment by using long-form and data storytelling and integrating them with citizen media.
Ernest Waititu was the Glidden Visiting Professor at Ohio University this year. Waititu received master’s degrees in both the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and the African Studies Program at the university.
Waititu taught the Foreign Correspondence course and delivered a public lecture about his work at Internews, where he has been focusing on data and digital journalism.