Computer-Assisted Reporting A Practical Guide
Edition: 3rd 2004
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Description: From surfing the Internet for data to number crunching in spreadsheets and database managers, "Computer-Assisted Reporting" is the most practical introduction to the data analysis skills that journalists need to succeed in today's newsrooms. This edition expands the highly-regarded basic skills instruction and offers more advice on how to write better news stories. Brant Houston's extensive newsroom and teaching experience make this text easy to use as a core text or as a supplement in an introductory news reporting and writing course.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 11/27/2003
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
|High-Tech Journalism: What Computer-Assisted Reporting Is and Why Journalists Use It|
|Learning Computer-Assisted Reporting Skills|
|Online Resources: Researching and Finding Data on the Internet|
|Spreadsheets, Part 1: Basic Math for Journalists|
|Spreadsheets, Part 2: More Math That Matters|
|Database Managers, Part 1: Searching and Summarizing|
|Database Managers, Part 2: Matchmaking and Advanced Queries|
|Using Computer-Assisted Reporting in News Stories|
|Getting Data Not on the Internet: How to Find and Negotiate for Data|
|Building Your Own Database: How to Develop Exclusive Sources|
|Fact Checking the Database: How to Clean Dirty Data|
|Doing the Computer-Assisted Reporting Story: How to Report and Write with Data|
|Choosing Hardware and Software|
|Social Networking Software|