Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Votebeat will cover local election administration as a permanent newsroom
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Slate Magazine / David Zipper / May 20
“Reporters under a time crunch to file a collision-related story tend to rely on police reports, generally available over the phone or by email, which saves the reporter time required to visit the crash site. Newspaper stories about traffic deaths are ‘usually single-sourced from police, with just the bare facts.'”