By Kyle Deas
Graduate Student, University of Missouri
With spring sweeps here and the summer fast approaching, the enterprising broadcast reporter may be on the lookout for ways to make a splash. Here are a few ideas and resources for investigative stories with high public interest and a quick turnaround.
Boating accidents: If you live in an area where the summer means wake-boarding or fishing, then be sure to get your hands on NICAR's recently-updated boat accident database. It's a great resource for breaking news stories - you can instantly put recent accidents in a broader context. But once ...Read more ...