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Resource ID: #2224
Subject: Investigative stories using Census data
Source: Atlanta_IRE_Annual_2004Maurice Tamman; Matthew Waite
Affiliation: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution;St. Petersburg Times
Date: 2004



In this tipsheet, Tamman explains that the Census long form reporters became so familiar with for the 2000 Census will likely be replaced with the American Community Survey. This tipsheet describes what the ACS includes, its limitations, potential benefits as well as ways journalists can plan for and use the data.

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