New York Times seeks multimedia journalism interns

Poking around in The New York Times’s job listings, I found this description of three distinct internships “in the Web Newsroom of The New York Times”: Front-end Interactive Designer: full skill-set of client-side technologies including HTML, CSS and… Read More

Tips for HTML5, part 6: A look at CSS3

Although I hear there are still some journalism programs where CSS is not taught, I’m going to assume that all those Luddites are working on bringing their design and presentation curriculum into the 21st century. CSS is essential… Read More

Two good books for learning JavaScript, jQuery

Since about March this year, I’ve been searching for a few good, clear books to recommend to journalists and students who are interested in learning to use jQuery — with an eye toward getting ready for HTML5. You… Read More

Tips for HTML5, part 5: A closer look at selected tags

Most journalism students need to know only the bare minimum about HTML and how it works. For years I have been saying they need to know about 10 basic tags and not much more. That’s probably going to… Read More

Tips for HTML5, part 4: New tags

Continuing with this series of brief posts about the future of HTML (and what our students will need to know about it), I’m going to list the HTML tags that are new in HTML5. These are subject to… Read More

Tips for HTML5, part 3: Tags we won’t see anymore

Continuing with this series of brief posts about the future of HTML (and what our students will need to know about it), I’m going to mention a few of the HTML tags that will be going away —… Read More

Tips for HTML5, part 2

Continuing on with the meaty third chapter of Dive into HTML5, I’m delighted to see that we can still represent the structure of a page to HTML beginners this way: <html> <head> <!– meta data –> </head> <body>… Read More