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This in-depth tipsheet explores the nuances of federal election laws. Palmer discusses the differences between hard money and soft money, and how to find good investigative stories in each category. The tipsheet includes lots of screen shots to show how campaign finance information is available online.
The perfect tipsheet for anyone just getting into political finance reporting, or someone who needs a detailed reminder. This six-page tipsheet defines basic terms, shows reporters where to go for more information and provides details on how to research different groups.
Pilhofer details changes brought on by the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act at both the federal and state campaigning levels. This tipsheet also includes a list of resources for covering campaign finance.
Salant gives five things to watch out for when the new campaign finance laws take affect on July 31, 2003. He also includes five sites to bookmark in a web browser and numerous examples stories.