Erin Petenko is a data reporter who uses new tech to tackle age-old local journalism stories. Follow her on Twitter @epetenko.
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COVID-19 story recipe: How to analyze your region’s hospital capacity
Where to find the data, how to explore it, and questions to ask to reproduce the story for your communityPosted on
VTDigger used Harvard Global Health Institute data to look into local hospitals’ capacity for handling an outbreak. Here’s how you can reproduce the story for your community.
How We Made the Force Report Database
How we made 17,000 police officers’ records into a searchable public database, and what you can learn from our sagaPosted on
How we made a database of every time N.J. cops punched, kicked, or used other force over a five-year period, and a series of stories to go with it.