2018 - Spring: Elective Reporting Topics: Computer Programming for Journalists

Day & Time: Monday 11:00am-1:30pm
Location: 20 Cooper Square, room 659
Course ID: JOUR-UA 204, section 002
Instructor: Charles Seife
Syllabus: Download

“News is what somebody does not want you to print. All the rest is advertising.”

Data and documents can help you see through lies and to expose facts that certain people would rather keep hidden. This course is designed to give you the computer savvy to capture, extract, and manipulate data through computer tools — as well as giving you a reasonable knowledge of how to use the programming language Python.