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Census bonanza

Has I-News reached you? It has if you heard any of this news last week:
• Coloradans’ incomes dropped 9% in the past decade. • Child poverty doubled in Greeley. • Colorado (on a lighter note) has two of the nation’s top three cities for bike-to-work commuters. The first salvo of new Census data is out and I-News is analyzing and distributing it to media across Colorado. Continue Reading →

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Sorting and sifting through U.S. Census data

It was a good day at the I-News newsroom yesterday. When we started I-News, we wanted to find a way to get more in-depth news to more Coloradans by boosting the power of newsrooms across the state. And we wanted to focus on the kinds of stories that were hard to tell – those that required specific technical skills or significant investment of time or resources. In other words, stories that might not otherwise be told. So yesterday at 6 a.m. mountain time, the Census Bureau released thousands of bits of data from its American Community Survey. Continue Reading →

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