Coding with the Knight Knerds

I had the chance over the past three weeks to get back to teaching by doing a few coding classes with the Knight fellows. Our Wednesday night tech sessions have been dubbed Knight Knerds, and I offered a series of workshops to introduce HTML, CSS, forms and JavaScript. The final lesson of the series culminated …

Coding. For Journalists?

Last week, the “should journalists learn to code?” question came up again. Due to work, commitments and life, I wasn’t able to make a comprehensive response at the time, other than a few Facebook comments and some retweets. Now, I will attempt to chime in on some things about this topic that are very important …