Hacker journalism, the wave of today

Data is everywhere and growing more freely accessible by the day. We have to figure out the best ways to process and share this information with our audience(s).

Maryanne Reed and Dana Coester write:

Data Visualization, geo-mapping, audience engagement, agile development, responsive design. What do any of these terms have to do with journalism? Turns out, quite a bit these days.

With a staggering amount of data now available to journalists, the ability to capture, interpret and present it to audiences has become a critical skill.

If you don’t think coding is a part of your work (growing in importance by the day) you haven’t read that story yet. Read it now.


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