The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern faculty, students plan to improve ‘TweetCast’ ballot prediction app

Kristine Liao, Reporter

October 20, 2016

Solely based on tweets, an application developed by Northwestern professors and students is reported to predict people’s voting preferences with an 80 percent accuracy. TweetCast is an online program that predicts who Twitter...

Knight Lab recognized for election coverage

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 9, 2012

The Northwestern Knight News Innovation Lab was recognized for its innovational election coverage by the Online News Association and PBS MediaShift Idea Lab. The Online News Association recognized the lab for Congressional...

Northwestern’s Knight Lab wins online journalism award

Flora Sun, Reporter

October 10, 2012

Congressional Primaries 2012, a project operated by the Knight News Innovation Lab at Northwestern, won an award recently from the Online News Association, the world’s largest group of online journalists. The project developed...