small data Journalism – practical lessons of data journalism

Next week, my short course on data journalism at New York University (SCPS) begins. It’s only five weeks long, but I wanted the material and readings I used for the class to be accessible for anyone. You can check it out at, a site I built using Jekyll and which will serve as the home for future musings and data projects.

I'm a programmer journalist, currently teaching computational journalism at Stanford University. I'm trying to do my new blogging at