Data Journalism Handbook – from the European Journalism Centre

HTML & CSS: Design and Build Websites – excellent resource by Jon Duckett

JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development – excellent resource extending the HTML/CSS book into programming concepts, 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

Managing Digital Products in a Newsroom Context, ISOJ 2017

NYT: Journalism that Stands Apart, 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.

Code Training – I worked on this during my Knight Fellowship. It’s still in development. – interactive programming training on a variety of topics.

CodeSchool – a range of coding tutorials.

JavaScript Road Trip tutorials – the first one is a good way to teach algorithmic thinking to kids!

Learn JavaScript Basics – thousands of video tutorials on programming and software topics. Texas State provides free access to 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