Ms. Christine Gicheru, Director of Code for Kenya and Ms. Florence Sipalla, member of the Code for Kenya team, gave a talk on data journalism and the projects run by Code for Kenya, to the students of New Media Production on Thursday, 23 March.
The journalists urged students to include data in their stories in order to provide accurate information to their fellow citizens. Moreover, they presented projects developed by Code for Kenya, and encouraged the students to participate in some of them.
The class is part of the undergraduate Journalism program, and is taught by Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication Dr. Maria Canudo.
Code for Kenya gives a talk to undergraduate new media class