Data Journalism Handbook – from the European Journalism Centre
HTML & CSS: Design and Build Websites – excellent resource by Jon Duckett
Learning Web Design – O’Reilly book by Jennifer Niederst Robbins.
Weaving the Web – Tim Berners-Lee
Where Wizards Stay Up Late – Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon
Articles and Videos
Code and Journalism Today, Medium, 2017
Best Practices for Product Management in News Organizations, American Press Institute, 2017
Video: The Hunt for News Products of the Future, CUNY/New School, 2017
Mobile-First News: How People Use Smartphones to Access Information, Knight Foundation, 2016
Superpowers: The digital skills media leaders say newsrooms need going forward – Tow-Knight Center, 2016
What is Code, Bloomberg, 2015.
Teaching With Infographics – NYT article with links to resources
Put Data Journalism Into Entry-Level J-School Class – PBS MediaShift article on importance of coding in Journalism curriculum.
CodeActually.com – I worked on this during my Knight Fellowship. It’s still in development.
Codecademy.com – interactive programming training on a variety of topics.
CodeSchool – a range of coding tutorials.
Code.org tutorials – the first one is a good way to teach algorithmic thinking to kids!
Lynda.com – thousands of video tutorials on programming and software topics. Texas State provides free access to Lynda.com videos for faculty and students. Take advantage of this resource while you are in school!
For Journalism – video training on coding principles for news application developers.
Great Work Examples
Cindy’s Data Visualization Pinterest Board – I keep my favorite data visualizations here!
ONA Challenge Fund Grant – we won a grant to work on stories about music using data, TexasMusicViz!
My Knight Talk that I did on the importance of Coding for Journalists