Getting your feet wet: Data projects you can try anywhere

Number 4705
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Source Kevin Crowe; Jamie Gray
Affiliation Journal Sentinel; University of Missouri School of Journalism
Year 2016
Summary Two reporters who have worked in cities across the U.S. (Dubuque, Boise, Milwaukee and San Diego, to name a few) will walk you through short-term, data-driven investigations you can take home to your coverage area. They’ll cover how to find stories in TSA incident reports, school cafeteria inspections, lawsuits against cities, public health records, infrastructure problems and kennel complaints.
Tags investigative journalism; data
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