Center for public integrity policy data accuracy

Number 2761
Subject CAR
Source John Perry
Affiliation The Center for Public Integrity
Year 2006
Summary Perry shares the Center for Public Integrity's procedures and policies for computer assisted reporting. It addresses data importation, cleaning, coding, updates and fact checking. It is an extensive explanation of CAR methods. Also included is a summary of the methods used for a story about lobbyists providing legislators with free travel.
Tags CAR; computer assisted reporting; data; campaign finance; research
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Panelists John Perry;David Milliron