Reporting on Fast Florida Cops

This is a class discussion/brainstorming exercise on how to fully report on a “viral” seemingly one-off news event. Then how to expand it to a public affairs investigation using a data mindset.

Related notes from last year:

The video:


  • If we had to produce a story on this incident for the evening newscast, can you name at least 10 people would be relevant and useful interview subjects.
  • If we had to produce a next-day story, can you think of all the documents and data related to this story.