Computer-Assisted Research: Information Strategies and Tools for Journalists

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Computer-Assisted Research: Information Strategies and Tools for Journalists
By Nora Paul and Kathleen A. Hansen

Computer-Assisted Research: Information Strategies and Tools for Journalists, the 8th title in the IRE Beat Book series, offers journalists a guide to the vast number of tools and resources available on the internet to support their research and reporting efforts.  This guide explores the proliferation of worthwhile resources on the Web with suggestions as to how to navigate them.

What’s inside:

  • The 5 R’s of computer-assisted journalism: Reporting, research, reference, reconnaissance and rendezvous
  • A conceptual view of the Internet: Primary and secondary resources that journalists can access on the Web
  • The World Wide Web: Recognizing and navigating useful information on the Internet
  • Types of material online: Comparisons of commercial services and Web sites
  • Evaluating information online: Determining the quality of information obtained via the Web

IRE members are eligible for a discount on Computer-Assisted Research: Information Strategies and Tools for Journalists ($18 for members). To receive this discount or to make bulk orders please contact the Resource Center at 573-882-3364 or rescntr@ire.org.

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