If you think the Census Bureau is only relevant once a decade, you’re sorely mistaken. The Census Bureau also conducts the American Community Survey and the Economic Census, among others. Its website, census.gov., has a number of useful tools for journalists.
After the excitement of the 2017 Excellence in Journalism conference had wound down, EIJ News Interns embarked on one final assignment--digging through the data. The EIJ News interns tap-tap-tapped their fingers through many live-Tweeting sessions on the EIJ Twitter account to crank out a total of 176 tweets during the conference. Their efforts produced over 51,200 Tweet impressions, an increase of more than 3,700 percent compared to the previous month, according to Twitter analytics.