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Journalism - Information Gathering Resources

Use Information From the "People" Tab to Answer the Following Questions:

  • Explain the step-by-step process that you used to find the information.
  • Indicate what you found.
  • Determine whether the information that you found is trustworthy.

Find People

  1. Find name and contact information for the City Manager of Columbia, Missouri.
  2. Find a list of Boone County CPAs.
  3. Locate a short biography of Senator Roy Blunt
  4. Find information about journalist, Chris Hamby.

Suggested Activity:
You've been tasked with introducing a highly acclaimed journalist at a conference (for the purposes of this assignment, select a journalist you are not familiar with).  You need to find biographical information to include in your introduction.  It would also help if you became familiar with his/her writing, to which you might allude during your introduction.