Category Archives: Beat Reporting

Visual NYC Data for RW1 Students

The Journalism School along with the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning created an amazing new reporting resource for RW1 students – an electronic map of New York City that allows students to view census data by neighborhood, election district, etc. To use this resource, and for more information on how to use it, follow the link below (authentication required) –

http://jour6001-000-2008-3.wikispaces.columbia.edu/

How to…Get the AP Day Schedule

If you want to pull up the New York daily schedule from the Associated Press, and are not in a Journalism School computer lab with access to the ENPS system, just connect to Factiva) (access restricted to current Columbia affiliates). 

Once connected, in the “Free Text” box at the top, type:

nyc daybook

exactly as they appear above.  Then, select a date or date range (e.g. In the last week, In the last day, Enter a date range, etc.)

BEFORE running the search, verify under the “More Options” section at the bottom that the option to exclude “obituaries, sports, calendars” has not been checked (if it has, just un-check it).

Then, run your search!