Analyzing the past, present and future with U.S. Census data
- Event: 2012 IRE Conference
- Speakers: TBA
- Date/Time: Friday, June 15 at 4:35 p.m.
- Location: Salon C-D
- Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio
From poverty to wealth, high school dropouts to graduate degrees, census data offers the best measure of your community. It also gives you basic tools of social justice reporting – ways to measure discrimination, inequality, segregation, overcrowding, diversity, walkability, assimilation and more. We’ll walk you through these measures, showing how you can use them to add depth to your stories.
The numbers don’t lie **If you read them really carefully
This is Campbell's Powerpoint presentation for the panel: Analyzing the past, present and future with U.S. Census data. He includes the pros and cons of using Census data as well as some tips for stories you can do using the Census.
Using census data to report on the economy
Campbell gives great tips on how to use Census data, including things to be cautious about.