Kudos to Bristol Herald Courier

front page imageHow did a local paper in Bristol, Va., win that Pulitzer Prize for Public Service?

Here’s the prize-winning series itself: Underfoot, Out of Reach

Here’s a how-I-did-it article (technical in parts, but even non-geek students should read it to get an idea of just how much work was involved): Printable four-pages, large type

Here’s the organization that provided some of the investigative reporter‘s training in Computer Assisted Reporting.

mild-mannered reporter who fell deeper into computers and the Web during three trips through graduate school in the 1980s and 1990s, then began teaching journalism, media studies and Web production, most recently as a faculty member at Radford University.

Posted in Computers, Education, Investigative reporting, Journalism, Newspapers

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