Charles Berret and Cheryl Phillips are the authors of “Teaching Data and Computational Journalism.”Charles Berret is a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia and a research fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism. In 2014, he and two collaborators were awarded a Magic Grant from the Brown Institute for Media Innovation to develop SearchLight, an application to help investigative journalists report on algorithmic bias in search results. He previously studied journalism at Northwestern and philosophy at Michigan. He keeps webspace at charlesberret.net. Cheryl Phillips teaches data journalism at Stanford University. She worked at The Seattle Times from 2002-14 as a reporter and editor, focusing on data journalism and investigations. In Seattle, she worked on breaking news stories in 2009 and 2014, each of which received a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. She also was twice part of teams that were Pulitzer finalists. She has worked at USA Today, and at newspapers in Michigan, Montana, and Texas. She is a former board president of Investigative Reporters and Editors.