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In this tipsheet, Amons provides advice for getting beyond the basic state and local government stories. Information about access to public records is included as well as possible story ideas and government Web sites.
Tags: broadcast; public records; investigative reporting; campaign contributions; Excel; computer-assisted reporting; transportation; crime; sex offenders; spending; quasi-governmental agencies; audits; Kentucky; government Web sites; computer-assisted reporting; CAR
Berens lists the different online resources for investigative reporting in terms of campaign finance, non-profit organizations, and other businesses. He includes websites that list audits of state agencies, information through the Better Business Bureau, how to research election data, payroll data for state employees, a sex offender database, and a state legislative search.
Knowing the players and the acronyms are two of the first things a reporter covering military issues should know. This extensive tipsheet shows how to figure the "cost" of projects, how to get financial disclosure statements on ranking officers, where to find news on the Pentagon web site, how to assess the military presence in your state, and how to find contractors, to name a few topics.
Tags: Army; Navy; Air Force; Marines; Budgets; Department of Defense; DOD; Defense Contract Management Agency; DCMA; Boeing; Lockheed Martin; audits; inspector general; fake Navy Seals; Vietnam Vets; Air Warfare; bureaucracy; spare parts; missile; Center for Strategic and International Studies; CSIS