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INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING THE CENSUS

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Census Bureau Fact-Finder
http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsServlet
Easy-to-use searchable data source.

CensusScope
http://censusscope.org/
New tool for investigating demographic trends produced by the University of Michigan.

Census 2000-Editorially Speaking
http://www.gannett.com/go/es/1999/novdec/pages/index.html
Gannett's in-house publication offers a list of still-useful story ideas, other background.

Census 2000-Journal Sentinel
http://www.jsonline.com/news/census2000/
Milwaukee paper's census section has stories and useful links.

Center for Voting and Democracy
http://www.fairvote.org/redistricting/
Advocacy group's explanation of redistricting, which will be based on Census 2000.

Mapping a Strategy for Census Coverage
http://www.poynter.org/centerpiece/030402_census.htm

Release dates and tips from a census coverage workshop.

Population Association of America
http://www.popassoc.org/
Association of population researchers has an online membership directory.

Population Reference Bureau
http://www.prb.org/
Good source of US and international population data.

Reporting Census 2000
http://cronkite.pp.asu.edu/census/
Arizona State's Steve Doig provides this indispensable guide to reporting on census data.

The Untold Census Story
http://www.governing.com/view/vu090400.htm
Article from Governing magazine on what to look for in the census data.

 


 

 

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