Reading assignment: “Fatal Flaws”
Jour 772 & 472
In our continued discussion of the data acquisition project,
we will talk about some of the issues
that arose during the reporting of “Fatal Flaws,” a four-day series on unsolved
homicides in the
To get the most out of that discussion, have a look at the main stories in each of the four days and the graphics. As you go through the series, think about what sorts of databases might have been useful in reporting on the District’s track record in solving homicides – and what databases you believe were actually used here.
Here are the links to the four parts: