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  • Digging deeper with data and documents

    Move beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents. Advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules and exploring key records on a variety of beats.

    Tags: data; documents; datasets; public records; records; records retention

    By Corey Johnson

    2018

  • Digging deeper with data and documents

    Nicole Vap, director of investigative journalist at 9NEWS in Denver and TEGNA Inc, shared advice for moving beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents at the 2018 Palm Springs Watchdog Workshop. She gave advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

    Tags: digging dig data documents

    By Nicole Vap

    2018

  • Digging deeper with data and documents

    Move beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents. This tipsheet contains advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

    Tags: data; documents; analysis; public records; beat; local

    By Angilee Shah; Topher Sanders

    2017

  • Documents and data

    Investigative reporter at LA's NPR station Annie Gilbertson offers advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats, and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

    Tags: documents; data; beats;

    By Annie Gilbertson

    2017

  • Requesting records and data under open records law

    Move beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents. Advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

    Tags: request; data; documents; foi

    By Ellen Gabler

    2017

  • Digging Deeper with Data and Documents

    Move beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents. Advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

    Tags: data; documents; public records; national; sets

    By Jennifer LaFleur

    2017

  • Digging deeper with data and documents

    Move beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents. Advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats, and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

    Tags: data; documents; Google; records; public records; beats; local stories; tools; spreadsheets;

    By Anna Boiko-Weyrauch, Nick Penzenstadler

    2015

  • Open Records: New Challenges to Access

    New modes of communication present new challenges to accessing information. Luckily, there are some strategies, tips from the trenches, which can be used to overcome such hurdles. Find out how to work around FOIA obstacles and record request denials.

    Tags: FOIA; records retention; IRE; third-party vendors; private accounts

    By Jeff Glasser, Joanna Lin, Ryan Sabalow, Steve Zansberg

    2014