Finding and using Oklahoma state data
The Frontier reporter Clifton Adcock will provide a walk-through of the tools he uses to track spending by state agencies, political candidates, and campaigns. We'll cover territory that will help you find and write stories about individuals and institutions across the state, whether you live in Tulsa, Oklahoma City or Enid, and regardless of whether you cover local, municipal, or state government.
Clifton Adcock has been a journalist in Oklahoma for more than a decade and has covered a wide range of issues including the state's criminal justice system, money in politics, and mental health. A native of southeastern Oklahoma, Adcock currently lives in the Tulsa area where he is senior reporter at the nonprofit investigative journalism organization The Frontier.
A data state of mind
These slides contain great advice on how to use data in your story and why it's important.