It's just downright mean to keep telling all of these out-of-work journalists to learn to code. In the first place, that kind of skill is probably unobtainable by someone working in journalism because of...well, you know, IQ issues. Plus, existing coders already meet most of the current demand.
So, let's be realistic. Coding isn't going to work for most of these people. On the other hand, how hard can swine-breeding be?