Computer-Assisted Reporting / Edition 2

Computer-Assisted Reporting / Edition 2

by Bruce Garrison, Garrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805830219

ISBN-13: 9780805830217

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

With a focus on the changing nature of news reporting in the wake of less expensive and more powerful personal computers, the second edition of Computer-Assisted Reporting discusses current and future developments in the use of computers for gathering information for the news media. New to this edition are additional practical "how to" approaches for using computing…  See more details below

Overview

With a focus on the changing nature of news reporting in the wake of less expensive and more powerful personal computers, the second edition of Computer-Assisted Reporting discusses current and future developments in the use of computers for gathering information for the news media. New to this edition are additional practical "how to" approaches for using computing in the practice of journalism. A five-stage proposal for the development of computer literacy in the newsroom also has been refined for this edition. Professional journalists and students of journalism will find this new edition to be an essential tool for accomplishing computer-assisted reporting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805830217
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
LEA's Communication Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1The Next Wave3
2Using Personal Computers33
3Online Information61
4Online and CD-ROM Databases87
5Using the Internet107
6Government Databases137
7Accessing Public Databases165
8Portable CAR189
9News Research213
10Word Processors and Personal Information Managers241
11Merging Data Analysis With News Stories261
12Building and Editing Databases290
13Spreadsheets and Basic Data Analysis314
14Relational Databases and Mapping340
15Statistics and Advanced Analysis362
16Survey Research as CAR386
17The Computer-Literate Journalist417
App. ACAR-Oriented World Wide Web Sites441
App. BBasic Government Resources on the World Wide Web445
App. CWorld Wide Web Search Engines449
App. DNICAR Data Library451
Glossary453
References465
Index477

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