Data Journalism with Python, SQL, & Excel Introductory Class
Why Should You Take This Course?
Industries across the board today are faced with a reality: adapt, or die. Not only is innovation one of the keys to a business's success, it has to be accomplished rapidly and with precision. With the explosion of the tech market, digitization of our society, and increasingly high volumes of information, everyone is striving to think outside the box. As print media approaches its end, journalists are scrambling to catch up with the technology that pushed them out of the market. Employers are seeking reporters who can talk about, analyze, and understand data. Learn to leverage data and statistics with our hands-on, interactive course that will teach you where to look for data, and what to do with it once you’ve found it.
Who should take this course?
All journalists interested in learning how to use data and programming to produce data-driven stories. Beginners and non-programmers are welcome. Become familiar with a variety of data formats and databases for accessing, storing, and processing data that will help you produce high-impact stories in a competitive market.
What You Will Learn:
- Where to look for, find, and access data
- How to read CSV files in Python
- Web-scraping with Python
- Microsoft Excel
- Introduction to data analysis with Python
- Introduction to data visualization with Python and Excel
- Resources and tools for data journalism
- How to add your code to your Github to show to future employers!