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Articles by Matt Waite

Matt Waite is an instructor at the University of Nebraska and works with news organization under the brand Hot Type Consulting. He was the news technologist at the St. Petersburg Times, where he was the principal developer of Politifact, which won the Pulitzer Prize.
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December 16, 2013
“It’s a matter of time — and I think that time is 2014 — until a paparazzo with no training and a drone bought off the Internet crashes into a very pretty face.”
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November 13, 2013
You might think the principal coder behind PolitiFact took naturally to math. You’d be wrong.
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November 12, 2013
A new set of rules governing the use of small unmanned aerial vehicles for reporting is coming in the next few months. Here’s a preview.
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December 19, 2012
“Think it’s hard to adapt your content to mobile, tablet, and desktop? Just wait until you have to ask how this will also look on the smart TV. Or the refrigerator door. Or on the bathroom mirror.”
March 8, 2011