Covering Elections: NICAR 2012

Al Shaw — @A_L — ProPublica 2010-now, Talking Points Memo 2008-2010

http://j.mp/nicar-elections-shaw

2008

Everything handmade

Handmade scoreboards

Frustration led to experimentation. Build tools so you don’t have to think on deadline

2010

Breaking news wire: Twitter + live blogging

ElectionCenter: live results

Editors choose key races

Putting it together: