Soft-launching Stanford’s Computational Journalism Lab

Last week, my Stanford colleagues and I launched the website for the Computational Journalism Lab. It’s a soft-launch, as the lab isn’t a physical lab, but more of an umbrella for the computational work and meetups that we are planning, such as a Computational Journalism conference in 2016, our collaboration in the California Civic Data Coalition, and of course, our coursework.

Also, as I’ve mentioned before on this blog, pretty much all of my future blogging is going to happen at, which is built in Jekyll. Not coincidentally, the Computational Journalism Lab site is also built in Jekyll — see its Github here.

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