The New Precision Journalismby Philip Meyer
Philip Meyer's work in precision journalism established a new trendthe use by reporters of social science research techniques to increase the depth and accuracy of major stories. In "The New Precision Journalism," Meyer shows journalists and students of journalism how to use new technology to analyze data and provide more precise information in easier-to-understand forms. The book covers the history of journalism in the scientific tradition; elements and techniques of data analysis; the use of statistics, computers, surveys, and field experiments; database applications; election surveys; and the politics of precision journalism. This is an important resource for working journalists and an indispensable text for all journalism majors.
Author Biography: Philip Meyer is the Knight Chair in Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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