Subject:Faster CAR: Difficult analyses: Profiling stories and other challenges
Source:Ft_Worth_IRE_Annual_2006Mary Jo Sylwester;Steve Doig
Affiliation:St. Paul Pioneer Press;Arizona State University
Sylwester and Doig provide eight tips for reporters who are tackling projects that rely on a lot of data. They explain how to bring data from multiple sources together, deal with holes and/or problems with the data, change data into a usable format and much more. Sylwester and Doig also give a number of story examples that are relevant to the advice they are giving.