Contributor profile

Laurence Dierickx

Journo-dev Freelance


Experienced journo-dev, love to dig into databases and to create news apps, currently finishing a PhD thesis about news automation and professional practices. Academic background in social communication, journalism, multimedia communication and sciences and technologies of information and communication. Eternal student and teach as well datajournalism and digital storytelling in Belgium and in France. Read more on

Content by Laurence

Learn to code like a journalist

Coding has become an essential skill for newsroom journalists. Yet, despite the demand for these skills, many of us are still hesitant to get started. This edition will help you to take your first steps with code.

Covering issues
Algorithmic reporting

Reporting with algorithms and on them. Nick Diakopoulous, Jens Finnas, and Laurence Dierickx share their tips.