Go After The System

Systems Thinking & Journalism: Sketchy Notes

This week, I went to this small two-day workshop for journalists to learn about Systems Thinking, and to figure out how to apply it to their own work! Here are my messy sketch-notes, with some personal reflections. Good news & bad news – they skimmed over the basics of Systems Thinking.…


Creating With Contradictions

Imagine two students care a lot about the fishing industry. Maybe this is an Alaskan school, who knows. The first student, Alice, cares mostly about the ecological impact of the industry. She knows ecologies have a fine balance, so she makes a simplified model of the marine ecosystem, like so:…