Sandra Fish is a professional journalist and journalism instructor who focuses on politics and database reporting.
reporting, editing and other journalism classes with emphasis on government coverage and computer-assisted reporting and multimedia skills
JRNL 4521 - Data Journalism
Instructs students in data-driven investigative reporting, from practice to ethical considerations. The class includes hands-on, in-depth instruction in gathering data, processing, presenting, and writing about data as a critical tool in journalistic storytelling. Students learn to read, interpret and critique data analysis for journalistic purposes.
JRNL 5521 - Data Journalism
Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
Instructs students in data-driven investigative reporting. Includes hands-on, in-depth instruction in gathering data from census reports, commercial databases, information networks, and other sources, and utilizing statistical analysis software and spreadsheets to analyze the information in ways that can help deepen and strengthen journalistic stories on a wide variety of subjects.