Steve Dempsey: The coders are coming, and newsrooms may never be the same again

Steve Dempsey: The coders are coming, and newsrooms may never be the same again

13th July, 2014

Knight-Mozilla OpenNews is an organisation that helps to build and strengthen the community of computer coders in journalism. They do this through a fellowship programme that parachutes developers and engineers into newsrooms and by working to make code that's being used in newsrooms open source, allowing it to be shared with the rest of the world. So are newsrooms open to inviting engineers into their midst?

''We're at a transitionary point, says Dan Sinker, who...

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