“Journalists have to be good at many things; that’s the nature of the field. But data journalists have to be good at even more things, especially considering how rapidly technology changes… When the next tool comes out, we’ll all need to relearn parts of our jobs, or take another look at our workflow. That’s why being a quick learner is integral to data journalism.”
Data journalist Kevin Schaul discusses building useful tools for newsrooms. The AP- Google Scholarship winner has already built three applications for newsrooms. Find out more about his projects and learn more about the $20,000 AP-Google Scholarship.