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Articles tagged crime reporting (11)

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Kristin Bergman    June 11, 2013
A well-intentioned attempt to shield the families of shooting victims “may have grave consequences for the future of the state’s transparency.”
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Dan Kennedy    June 5, 2013
In this excerpt from The Wired City, Dan Kennedy examines how the New Haven Independent — one of the brightest stars of local online journalism — proved both its mettle and its distinctive take on the news when covering a major crime.
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Brian Keegan    December 18, 2012
A researcher into editing patterns on Wikipedia compares the Connecticut school shooting to other acts of mass violence to see how coverage of breaking news gets done on the site.
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Justin Ellis    October 22, 2012
“I use Twitter mostly to get the word out, especially when it’s a really intense situation where news is breaking by the minute or second, and a lot of people are working on a story.”
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Adrienne LaFrance    September 24, 2012
What began as an internal tool to make crime reporting easier has become an open database for reporters across Philadelphia.
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Andrew Phelps    September 8, 2011
The murder-tracking blog wants to license its software platform and reporting to a traditional media outlet.
Simon Owens    May 5, 2011
Mac Slocum    December 21, 2009
Mac Slocum    November 4, 2009
Edward J. Delaney    April 9, 2009