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Resource ID: #3463
Source: 2011 CAR Conference (Raleigh, N.C.)Wendell Cochran; Mary Jo Webster
Date: 2011



Cochran and Webster discuss "Approaching story ideas with the mindset that you are going to quantify or measure something, rather than just getting the facts and all sides of the story. This requires that you analyze some data on your own, making you less dependent on public officials to give you the straight story and often giving you a story that wouldn’t have been possible without the analysis.

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