A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

September 20th, 2002 • Quill Archives
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Computer technology has given reporters access to information faster than ever before. With the help of the Internet, reporters can research nonprofit companies and check on the status of legislation without leaving their desks. Databases help reporters sift through accident reports to find doctors guilty of repeated malpractice and courts that send an inordinate number of minorities to the electric chair.