Analysis on records/CAR
By Brittany Falkers
An example of an article that makes effective use of records and computer assisted reporting is "Web maps localize
Des Moines Register reporters Chase Davis and Perry Beeman spent months compiling and making sense of data for a series on air pollution in
There were more than 1,600 facilities across the state, they employed a data editor James Wilkerson and digital projects editor Michael Corey to help make effective web mapping for they story.
In using computer assisted reporting programs to show mapping of pollution in
The reporters for this story employed the help of data editors and digital project editors, meaning, it took training and sophistication to compile and organize the data into maps.