Data journalism: Types of stories

In class, we will discuss the following:

Official Toll in Puerto Rico: 64. Actual Deaths May Be 1,052.

New York Times, Dec 9, 2017.

Logging And Landslides: What Went Wrong?

Seattle Times, July 13, 2008.

Mangled Horses, Maimed Jockeys and For Horse and Jockey, Risks Vary By State

New York Times, Mar 24, 2012.

Medicare Drug Program Fails to Monitor Prescribers, Putting Seniors And Disabled At Risk

ProPublica, May 11, 2013; Methods.

Dispatch Lag Slows LAFD Call Response and Delayed 911 Response A Matter Of Geography And Jurisdictions

Los Angeles Times, May 18 and Oct 24, 2012; Methods.

Questions to ask about each story