Administration of Donald Trump Promises Major Changes to Clean Air, Water Rules
President Obama expanded environmental regulations through the federal rulemaking process; President Trump will be able to undo them that way as well.
Congress Offers Unusual Openness for Reporters
More than other D.C. beats, Congress can be free-wheeling and accessible – especially for the reporters who know where to look and aren’t afraid to ask questions.
GOP Controls Both Congress and White House
Checks and balances – and politics – will pose some limitations on one-party control at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.
Presidential Transition Like An “Epic Corporate Takeover”
For the first time, a nonpartisan organization is guiding the presidential transition process months before the new president is sworn in.
While Many Older People Struggle with Retirement, the Shortfall for Some Groups is Acute
An expert in wealth disparities says that African-Americans and Latinos are far behind whites in savings and have little ability to catch up.
Nearly One in Four Federal Dollars Flows through HHS
For guidance, two veteran journalists offer guidance on experts and the data sources you need.
The Software Platform Dataminr is Useful to Find ‘Signals’ That Point to News
Using Software Platform Tableau to Build and Launch Online Visualizations
Whether asking for details on health care costs, or if city streets have been plowed after a big storm, tapping your audience can yield new information.
USA Today’s Jasper Colt, a multimedia producer, offers practical tips for taking and editing photos and videos, with the help of a few easy-to-use apps.
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on how journalists can make the most of public records laws – and also how to best work the system.