Programming and journalism students: A conversation

One night on Twitter (or around 10 a.m. Friday at my place in Indonesia), a few people joined me in a conversation about computer programming and its place in the journalism curriculum. Here are selected tweets:


  1. I'm walking the walk with an online course in Python, a programming language:
  2. Marshall Kirkpatrick was a senior writer at ReadWriteWeb from 2007 to 2012. Now he's the CEO of PlexusEngine. He asked:
  3. A former journalist from South Africa and graduate student at Indiana University joined in:
  4. Then this wise advice about Excel from "a journalist at USA TODAY, working with words, code and data":
  5. The way programming is taught can make a big difference.