Assignments for April 8

Read these. We’ll discuss these in class, or on here as well.

Pat Stith on computer-assisted reporting
Adrian Holovaty: A fundamental way newspaper sites need to change
Rivers of Data, by yours truly

Then look at this report from the House Clerk’s site. What two questions would you ask (and answer) from that information? What other sources, or changes to the file itself, would you need to make it more useful? You can send your responses to me via email at dwillis -at- gmail dot com.

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