Tag: programmer-journalists

by Nicola Hughes

The best journalism comes from digging. Not phoning up press officers but speaking with those in the know. Not seeking comments from experts but going out onto the streets. The real stories, the scoops and the breakthroughs don’t come prepackaged. So why limit data-driven journalism to the relatively few sources of clean, pre-packaged and nicely [...] more »

by Rich Gordon

Last June, at the annual Center for Future Civic Media Conference, I got to talking with Aron Pilhofer (an old friend, leader of the New York Times news applications team and a Knight News Challenge winner for the DocumentCloud project) about the growing number of people who are now doing computer programming to serve news [...] more »