data-analysis

Coding skills boost development of digital journalism

Learning HTML, CSS and JavaScript may not be glamorous, but programming knowledge can help you engage audiences in different ways.

As the skills needed to work in digital journalism continue to develop, coding remains a valuable asset for news organisations looking to enhance their reporting.

But what are the benefits of mastering data cleaning and the essential elements of web or app development, and do reporters need to know how to do any of it, or can this just be left to the mass of programmers that have entered newsrooms over the last few years?

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