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Database & Public Records Reporting/JOU3121

 

This course focuses on a variety of journalism topics, including:

 

Database Reporting aka Computer-Assisted Reporting: How such analytical tools as spreadsheets and database managers can let journalists turn masses of data into the material for stories that couldn’t

 

Public Records: Finding and using public records and "quasi" public records to find stories, buttress tips, follow paper trails and background people.

 

Research, online and off: What's available online and what's not. When to Google and when to remember that Google isn't the source of all the universe's wisdom.

 

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Class Documents: What you need and what you need to know.

Public Records

The raw material. What they are, how to find them and how to get them.

Reisner's Blog: 

Check here for records or CAR stories, and for other items of interest. 

Assignments

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Spreadsheets: Finding the stories in the numbers.      

 

 

 

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