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David Herzog

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David Herzog

Associate Professor
University of Missouri School of Journalism
computer-assisted reporting, investigative reporting


David Herzog is an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where he teaches computer-assisted reporting. He also serves as the academic adviser to the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, a joint program of the Missouri School of Journalism and Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. He is managing editor of Uplink, the institute's online newsletter on computer-assisted reporting. He is the author of the book Mapping the News: Case Studies in GIS and Journalism, published by ESRI Press. Before joining the faculty in January 2002, Professor Herzog spent 15 years at newspapers as a reporter or editor. Most recently, he spent five years as an investigative reporter at the Providence Journal in Rhode Island, where he used computer-assisted reporting techniques to cover public corruption. Earlier, he had been the editor for computer-assisted reporting at The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., a business reporter for the Baltimore Sun, and a general assignment reporter for other newspapers in Pennsylvania. He holds a bachelor's degree in radio-television-film from Temple University in Philadelphia.

218 Reynolds Journalism Institute
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia  Missouri  65211
United States
Office Phone: 
(573) 882-2127
Office Fax: 
(573) 882-5431


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