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The art and craft of finding people

By Karim Lahlou

Journalists Julie Tate, The Washington Post, Rick Yarborough, NBC Washington, shared tips on how to locate sources using a combination of online and offline resources. Whether you’re looking for a source’s location, criminal history, or election contributions, the following list they’ve compiled is more than enough to get started. Get the link here.


  • John Russell: March 3, 2014 at 5:11 p.m.

    1) Are you sure that's the correct Julie Tate twitter account that you linked to? It doesn't appear to be.

    2) The first link on her tipsheet, (customer complaints) takes me to the Newspaper Association of America homepage. Is that right?

    John Russell
    Investigative Reporter
    The Indianapolis Star
    307 N. Pennsylvania St.
    Indianapolis IN 46206
    Phone: (317) 444-6283
    Twitter: @johnrussell99

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