Medill trains programmer/journalists

SensibleTalk.com features an interview with Rich Gordon of Northwestern’s Medill School talking about their new, Knight-funded program in which they plan to train programmer/journalists.  The plan is to recruit programmers, and see what can be done by using data to tell stories.  I completely agree with the content of what they are doing, and I …

Dan Gillmor Speaks

Here’s a great interview with Dan Gillmor, author of We The Media, about entreprenuerial journalism. In it he says, “The career ladder that people of my generation aspired to is in almost all cases is just not going to be available to them. But that should only be scary to people of my generation. If …