Jeremy B. Merrill

News Apps Developer, ProPublica

(Video of Merrill’s presentation at ISOJ2018 is below bio, along with article from ISOJ team)

Twitter: @jeremybmerrill
Jeremy B. Merrill is a news apps developer at ProPublica. He uses code to find and tell stories, including building tools to collect via crowd-sourcing political Facebook ads and to classify members of Congress’s priorities using machine learning and natural language processing. Before joining ProPublica, he worked at The New York Times, building tools for journalists and using computer code to report on political Facebook ads, trains and online legalese.

Merrill was a presenter for the panel WHAT’S NEWS: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, augmented reality and other tech trends that will impact journalism at ISOJ 2018 on Saturday, April 14 @ 9:45 a.m.


Journalists using tools from the future –like blockchain or augmented reality– to enhance, optimize and protect their stories