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Saturday, November 1 • 2:10pm - 2:45pm
Tech: CodeActually: Teaching Journalists to Code

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As you may have seen in job listings, coding is playing a larger role in the newsroom. In fact, it's an important piece of 21st century literacy and is the foundation for new ways to tell stories. But we need training we can understand and put to use immediately. Cindy Royal will present a session that will address the opportunities and challenges associated with programming training. Royal founded CodeActually.com and developed it while a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. Through her work, CodeActually is making programming accessible for those with a range of technology skills, and building a community that provides support for continued learning.


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Cindy Royal

Knight Fellow and Professor
Cindy Royal is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Texas State University and a 2013-2014 Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. She has taught digital media skills and concepts for more than a decade. Cindy completed Ph.D. studies in Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Texas at Austin in May 2005. At UT, she focused on the effects of the Internet on communication and... Read More →

Saturday November 1, 2014 2:10pm - 2:45pm
Fiesta 3, 4

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