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Should journalists learn programming skills?: A Flowchart

With the current revolution in technology and journalism, many journalism pundits are blindly advocating non-technical journalists learn programming and web development skills. Programming, as opposed to coding HTML or CSS, takes a considerable time commitment to learn and may or may not come natural to the average journalist.

Use the flowchart below to determine whether or not learning programming/web development is the right choice for you.

 
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