Dr Yemisi Akinbobola is the founder and publisher of IQ4News, and, freelance writer for the United Nations Africa Renewal magazine. She is also a visiting lecturer and researcher in media and journalism at Birmingham City University, with an interest is research around digital journalism and African feminism. She has worked in the charity sector where she has several years’ experience in communication management.
Paul Bradshaw runs the MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University and is a freelance writer and data journalism trainer. He has worked with news organisations including the BBC, The Guardian, Mirror and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism. He publishes the Online Journalism Blog, is the co-founder of the award-winning investigative journalism network HelpMeInvestigate.com, and his books include Finding Stories in Spreadsheets, Scraping for Journalists, The Data Journalism Heist, and the Online Journalism Handbook (with Liisa Rohumaa). He was listed on both Journalism.co.uk’s list of leading innovators in media, and the US Poynter Institute’s list of the 35 most influential people in social media.