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Lorek highlights various search sites - from the general (such as google and its advanced search functions) to the more specific (such as where to go to track stimulus funds). She also covers social networking sites, comprehensive resources, and other popular sites.
This PowerPoint presentation discusses how social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Flickr and Linkedin can be valuable to an investigation. The authors discuss the ethical implications of using material found on the web, and offer suggestions to make sure everything is legally alright. The tipsheet also includes many examples of stories that have successfully utilized social networks to enhance their investigations.
The authors list and describe useful websites for business beat reporters. The sites include social networking sites, like LinkedIn, as well as government websites, private business sites, association sites and nonprofit sites. Each listing is accompanied by an explanation of what information is available at the site and how to utilize it.
This extensive guide to researching people online contains a long list of useful sources including news archives, people/business finders, city data, county data, criminal histories and occupational licenses. The tipsheet also includes Guckian's own suggestions about how to get the most out of search engines and public records.