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“There are a bunch of skills needed in building news apps, but at the most abstract level they fall into three buckets: Code, Design, and Journalism. Recruit people who have at least two of those skills and be willing to teach them the third.”
Plus: Tech billionaires in journalism, David Pogue’s jump to Yahoo, and the rest of this week’s news in the journalism and tech worlds.
The five new fellows will spend 10 months in news organizations, including ProPublica, La Nación, and The Texas Tribune. Justin Ellis
The program will add staff and expand by adding a conference and collaborative code-building events for journalism technologists.
We’re open-sourcing the code behind Fuego, which mines Twitter to find the links a community is talking about most. Build your own!
“Programming is a means to an end, not an end in itself. You should be trying to do as little of it as possible to make the thing that you want.”