Why Data Journalists Learn Python

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Melissa Lewis is a data reporter for Reveal, a Python teacher, the organizer of PyLadies Portland and the Portland chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association.

Melissa is here to share her work as a data journalist who uses Python on the job. By the end you'll understand:

  • What is data journalism?
  • Why are Python and SQL great languages for data journalism?
  • What skills does a data journalist need?
  • Who is doing some of the best data journalism these days?

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