Tag: scholarships

by Rich Gordon

Four and a half years ago, Northwestern University and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a novel program: scholarships for people with computer programming experience to study journalism in the Medill School‘s master’s program. It was such a sufficiently unusual idea that it got the attention of BoingBoing, one of the most [...] more »

by Rich Gordon

The first two “journalist-programmers” — experienced Web developers who won Knight News Challenge scholarships to attend the one-year master’s program at the Medill School of Journalism — will start their studies here at Northwestern University in just a few weeks. Let me tell you a little bit about them — and, in the process, remind [...] more »