Resources for Journalists
Census Resources for Journalists
Pew Research Center
The All Things Census page from the Pew Research Center provides resources, findings and methods related to Census 2010. This site links to many other sites and organizations that are posting census information that could be helpful to journalists.
Check out C-SPANs video archive on census news conferences.
American Society of News Editors
ASNE has a few resources listed on the Census Central page.
Census Directors Blog
View Census Director Robert Groves daily blog.
The Toolkit for Media Organization Partners is designed to help media organizations and associations communicate the benefits of census participation.
Partner Toolkits contain information and resources to help partners communicate the importance of the census to key groups. Materials are tailored for each audience, addressing relevant facts and the unique benefits of participation.
Materials for Media
Online news briefings and electronic press kits will be available at this site in the near future. You can sign up to get e-mail notifications when the information to this site is updated. The kits are intended to package relevant news, information and photos to help generate earned media coverage throughout the 2010 Census effort.
Get a Fact sheet for Your Community
Review facts by zip, county or city from the 2000 Census and then be able to compare it to the 2010 Census results when completed. In some cases there are data from 2006-2008 through the American Community Survey.
U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder
Fact sheets for race, ethnicity or ancestry groups.
View population trends in your community.
What the Media Need to Know
A handbook about the American Community Survey [PDF Format].
From the George Washington Library System
This research guide highlights the electronic and print resources published by the U.S. Census Bureau and select resources that accompany Census research.