Tips on Backgrounding People

Number 2836
Subject Backgrounding
Source Carolyn Edds
Affiliation Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Year 2007
Summary Edds includes a list of resources to help reporters background their sources. She includes ways to find date of birth, telephone numbers, criminal records, driving history, financial information, education, and other miscellaneous facts.
Tags backgrounding; deep web; professional license; criminal records; public records; online research
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