Python 1

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Sandra Fish of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 23 at 3:45pm
  • Location: Pinnacle Peak 1
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Python is a great language for journalists who want to analyze data, scrape websites and create web apps. It’s great for documenting and easily replicating your analyses. Get your toes wet in this class as we explore some Python basics. 

This session is good for: Anyone with a willingness to learn despite the inevitable errors you’ll make!


Speaker Bios

  • Sandra Fish is a Colorado data journalist specializing in politics. She's done work for the Colorado Sun, Colorado Independent, OpenSecrets, ESPN, Colorado Public Radio and others. She also teaches data journalism at University of Colorado Boulder.

Related Tipsheets

  • Python 1 repo
    This Github repo was used in the 2017 IRE Python 1 class.