Paul Bradshaw

Paul Bradshaw runs the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University, and is a Visiting Professor at City University’s School of Journalism in London. He is the publisher of the influential Online Journalism Blog, and the co-founder of collaborative investigations network HelpMeInvestigate. He has written for both The Guardian and Telegraph Data Blogs, Press Gazette, , InPublishing, Nieman Reports and the Poynter Institute in the US. His books include the Online Journalism Handbook, with former Financial Times web editor Liisa Rohumaa, Magazine Editing,with John Morrish, Scraping for Journalists,The Data Journalism Heist, and the longform ebook 8,000 Holes: How the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Lost its Way. Other books which Bradshaw has contributed to include Investigative Journalism (second edition), Web Journalism: A New Form of Citizenship; and Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives. Bradshaw has been listed in ’s leading innovators in journalism and media and Poynter’s most influential people in social media. In 2010, he was shortlisted for Multimedia Publisher of the Year and in 2011 ranked 9th in PeerIndex's list of the most influential UK journalists on Twitter.