Tag "Best Practices"

You can do data-driven stories

If you think you don’t have time to do data analysis, take a look at the

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Stats help Star-Ledger unearth more railroad deaths

Mark Mueller of The Star-Ledger in New Jersey tracked statistics about fatalities in the railroad industry

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Fortune: Cyberscammer steals $44 million

Luke O’Brien, contributor at Fortune magazine, was doing a Google search when he came across a

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‘Curiosity is the wellspring of great journalism’

Binyamin Appelbaum of The New York Times looks into another lending industry that doesn’t play by

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Fortune editor sees biz news as stories about people

Jennifer Reingold, senior editor for Fortune magazine, traveled with Procter & Gamble executives to rural China

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USA Today: more call-center jobs in Philippines vs India

Kathy Chu of USA Today was on vacation in the Philippines when she realized how many

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Make Form 990s searchable to check out nonprofits

John Ryan of public radio station KUOW in Seattle has been looking at the pay and

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ProPublica used Google Refine to clean up data

In this Chicago Tribune photo, Dr. Merle Diamond (right) was one of the Illinois doctors getting

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Looking for great databases for business stories?

Looking for great websites for data-driven business stories? Jaimi Dowdell, training director for Investigative Reporters and

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USA Today Story: $5,000 per student in athletic fees

Steve Berkowitz, Jodi Upton, Michael McCarthy and Jack Gillum of USA Today continue their look at

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