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After having trouble finding journalists ready for graduate-level computer science, the university is trying to build a bridge to quantitative skills. Adrienne LaFrance
“I would hope it would become just a normal part of journalism, that there would be no more “data journalism” — that it just becomes part of what we do.”
At Georgia Tech’s Computation + Journalism Symposium, representatives from both fields explored what the vibrant news information environment might look like.
Amy Webb, Scott Klein, and Jim Frederick share some of the big ideas they’ll take away from the year. Spark Camp
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Nick Diakopolous, in a new report from CUNY, argues that journalism is a lot like computer science, since both are fundamentally concerned with information.
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“That’s what we can do, as a platform: be really responsive to what publishers want out of us.” Also coming up: A major move into international markets.
616How one blog helped spark The New York Times’ digital evolution
“I certainly had editors tell me that I shouldn’t be wasting my time on Bird Week. But that was the best part of City Room…We were like unsupervised children.”
572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
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