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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
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“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.”
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At Georgia Tech’s Computation + Journalism Symposium, representatives from both fields explored what the vibrant news information environment might look like.
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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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