Analysis: US economy grows 2.5% on buoyant consumer spending, BBC News reported.
In this article, the reporter used a lot of data sets to illustrate United States' economy growth. The records and analysis used to produce the story are Commerce Department data, bond-buying schedule, GDP figures, Dow Jones index, S&P 500 datas, government spending data and ING economist Rob Carnell's analysis on the subject.
In order for the reporter to do this reporting, one has to know how to sort out different figures by using excel for example to figure out the percentage changes and the knowledge to all the referenced records such as S&P 500 and GDP figures.
The news organization use online tools such as graphics, and indented an article written by an analyst to call in expert opinion and validate their article's credibility. Also, the news organization inserted a case study excerpt of a New York local clothing manufacturer to engage the readers on an more personal level.