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2016 tip sheet that offers journalists several tools and sources they can use to localize the larger, national story of emissions reductions.
Columbia Journalism School’s Nicholas Lemann explains a series of rules that can help journalists successfully integrate research and reporting.
2016 tip sheet explaining several online tools that journalists can use to analyze Web traffic and social media patterns, including patterns related to popular search terms, hashtags and URLs.
Basic polling concepts for journalists, including how polls are conducted, polling organizations, and things to watch out for when reporting on polling results.
Ten linking “best practices,” with an emphasis on stability and transparency. The goal is to reduce the chance that links will go bad, minimize the work going forward and maximize the utility for users.
2015 explainer on how to do research on nonprofit organizations, with examples of investigations and detail on finding and reading 990 tax filings.
Tutorial on how to use the programming language Python to scrape website data from a local county prison roster. The exercise highlights website source code and data structures.
2015 roundup of studies and related news articles that provide material for studying and improving techniques and approaches to writing about research.
Tip sheet explaining a few basic statistical techniques that can help reporters and editors make decisions when there is some ambiguity — and a borderline “call” — inherent in the numbers.