Author Archives: Jennifer Cheng

Personal Bio and Contribution Statement

Personal bio: Jennifer Cheng is a student in the M.A. program in Digital Humanities at the Graduate Center at CUNY. She is the associate editor of Voices of NY, an online publication of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Her research interests include data […]

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NYCDH Week: Analyzing Congressional E-Newsletters

I attended the “What Matters to Your Congressperson?” workshop at NYU for DH Week where, as Nancy pointed out, there were some difficulties getting onto the WiFi network. The instructor, Lindsey Cormack, introduced us to DCinbox, a project she started in 2009 as a student pursuing a Ph.D. in politics, and continues to maintain. It […]

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Skillset: Jennifer

Design/UX: I have a longtime interest in graphic design which I learn and practice mostly as a hobby with the help of online courses and websites. Comfortable with Photoshop (use it to make graphics at work), getting there with InDesign. Developer: Familiar with HTML and CSS though I have not kept up to the level of […]

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Pitch: Archive of Immigrant Newspapers

Sandy and I had originally proposed an aggregation and curation news site for stories produced by nonprofit media outlets. We decided to pitch another project, one that’s still journalism-oriented but focused on the digital archiving of historical immigrant newspapers in NYC. Here’s a partial version of our proposal, with a link to the more complete […]

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