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Visit this site: http://rob-barry.com

Description: Recent stories by The Wall Street Journal investigative reporter who specializes in computer-assisted reporting, which he describes as "the practice of wrestling large sets of data into compelling narratives." Barry's articles have ranged from insider trading to foreign and domestic elections to student loans to airplane safety. He also maintains a collection of interesting data sets, such as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Declarations, Popular Baby Names as compiled by the Social Security Administration, and the "Stop Question and Frisk Report" (SAF) Databases of the New York City Police Department (NYPD).

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Communicating Math, Data Analysis, Data Sets, Applications/Connections

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