Steven Davy

Steven Davy

Multimedia Editor
I joined The World in 2010 to establish the newly created web editor position. Since then, I've transitioned to become our multimedia editor where I'm responsible for the editorial direction of The World’s daily online presence along with editing all the interactive, video, photos, infographics etc — and helping develop our overall strategic vision on the net. Does "multimedia" really cover all that?! We'll see.
 
Back in graduate school I developed a site called Exploring Conversations. It was an experiment in multimedia digital journalism exploring of the language of music (I've archived the audio pieces on SoundCloud here). I've also taught graduate and undergraduate students in social media and digital news reporting at Michigan State University.
 
Additionally, I was a regular contributor to PBS MediaShift where I wrote about the evolving intersection of politics and technology.
 
From 2002-2010 I hosted The Nonchalant Café, a radio newsmagazine at WIDR FM in Kalamazoo, MI. I've also worked as a news director in commercial radio and regularly reported for United Press International covering defense and emerging security threats.
 
I hold an MA in journalism from Michigan State University.
 
In my spare time I find any way that I can to sneak in a reference to craft beer from my home state of Michigan, in particular, my favorite, Two Hearted Ale.

Recent Stories

Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: How systemic racism intersects with the coronavirus pandemic

Calls for social justice and police reform have gained momentum as unrest continues around the world in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. These calls are intersecting with the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our regular series discussing the coronavirus crisis, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a live conversation with David Harris, managing director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School.

Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: Stopping the spread of misinformation amid the coronavirus crisis

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Amplified by social media, misinformation can undermine critical public health efforts and fuel conspiracy theories — particularly dangerous amid the coronavirus crisis. As part of our weekly series taking your questions to the experts, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a conversation with K. “Vish” Viswanath, professor of health communication at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, who addressed the pitfalls of COVID-19 misinformation, as well as ways to find trustworthy information about the pandemic.

Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: Lessons from the coronavirus pandemic to avert a future crisis

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The coronavirus pandemic has underscored the critical role of public health in protecting people around the world. But the crisis has also exposed the need for more investment to help prevent a pandemic of this magnitude from happening again. As part of our weekly series taking your questions to the experts, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Dr. Howard Koh of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: How do we reopen workplaces safely amid the coronavirus crisis?

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Governments around the world are looking to start reopening society. But there have been a variety of approaches, and many people want to know: When is it safe to go back to work? As part of our weekly series taking your questions to the experts, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Joseph Allen from Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health discussing how to make an office environment safe amid the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: Mental health, stress and resiliency during the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 continues to cost lives, sicken millions and force physical distancing. And we may be only beginning to see the psychological impacts of the pandemic. As part of a weekly series taking your questions to the experts, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Dr. Karestan Koenen, professor of psychiatric epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: Pandemic exposes health inequities in vulnerable communities

With the coronavirus pandemic making its way around the globe, poor communities and communities of color have been hit particularly hard, exposing longstanding health disparities. As part of our weekly series, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a conversation with Dr. Mary Bassett, director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and former commissioner of health for New York City.

COVID-19: The latest from The World

Corona Diaries: Open-source project chronicles pandemic life via voice notes

With much of the world still under lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, many are turning to their diaries to document this incredible time. Now, fellows from Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism have teamed up with a sound artist and developer to create the "Corona Diaries" — an open-source audio project where anyone can contribute their audio story.

Coronavirus Conversations

Discussion: On the front lines of the coronavirus crisis

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Hospital workers are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. What are the challenges facing our medical responders during this unprecedented time? As part of our weekly series with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, The World's Jonathan Dyer moderated a discussion with Paul Biddinger, director of Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for Disaster Medicine.

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