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.


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

Summer Code Camp – immersive coding program taught at Texas State. – 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.

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