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  1. Every Working Journalist in the U.S. Needs to Understand the 2020 Census. We’ll Help You Host a Workshop On It.

    By Joe Amditis

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    The Center for Cooperative Media has put together a guide to help you organize a 2020 Census workshop for local journalists.

  2. Forms Matter

    By Lena Groeger

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    Whether you’re filling out a form or building it yourself, you should be aware that decisions about how to design a form have all kinds of hidden consequences. How you ask a question, the order of questions, the wording and format of the questions, even whether a question is included at all—all affect the final result.

  3. How I Investigated Uber Surge Pricing in D.C.

    By Jennifer A. Stark

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    As part of my research with the Tow Center, I investigated the geographical and demographic data around how Uber works in D.C., to find out if its wait times varied by neighborhood (and, as a result, by demographic). Here’s how I did it.

  4. Inside the Wall Street Journal’s Prediction Calculator

    By Martin Burch

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    We made an interactive based on a government agency’s method of predicting a person’s race and ethnicity based solely on their name and address. The response from our readers was, fittingly, a little unpredictable.

  5. Anatomy of the “Living Apart” map

    By Jeff Larson and Erika Owens

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    Last month, ProPublica launched the Living Apart series with an investigation into the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and an interactive map showing the migration of African Americans from 1890-2010.

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