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New to CAR? Share your data, get feedback

If you're new to plumbing spreadsheets and databases, it's likely that you might exhibit some anxiety about your new found skills. But take it from a seasoned professional, Maurice Tamman of The Wall Street Journal, don't hesitate to share your data and check your work. Even if it means phoning up a competitor to see if you are drawing fair conclusions about a particular dataset, it's better to get feedback than to publish a story on a poor assumption. Listing to Tamman give his advice to journalists just starting out in the realm of computer-assisted reporting.

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