The Gimme Props! ballot measure guide built by myself and six other journalism students for the 2012 election was honored as a finalist for the 2013 Online News Association Awards in the Student Project, Large category. This was a great honor highlighting the hard work that went into building what was for most of us […]
Originally posted on the Online News Association website. With less than two months to go until I graduate from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, I’ve been looking back at my experience over the past two years. I’m among a handful of students at the school who are really interested in data journalism and […]
Originally published on the Online News Association website. I’ve been a gamer since I was three years old, when I got a Commodore 64. The love affair hasn’t diminished. If anything, at the age of 30, I realize how significant an impact the games I’ve played have had on my life. It’s difficult to imagine […]
Originally published at ONA. Here, I’ll say it: It is possible for a journalist with zero background in code to become a coder. When you look at a page of code with no understanding of what the characters on the screen stand for, you may go through the following stages: intimidation, frustration, surrender. Programming languages […]
Aww snap! I’m talking about journalism at a journalism conference. Exciting!