Techno-Journalists

Rich Gordon at the Readership Institute has written a brief introduction to a new digital journalism program at Medill (Northwestern University) that offers scholarships to computer science majors and technologists.

The goal is to join technologists and journalists together into an efficient hybrid, because, as Gordon writes, the two camps do not understand each other. With the growth of the Web and database driven applications, a Web-minded journalist is a must for the future of the information age, Gordon says.

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