Community Districts and NYC.gov

September 1st, 2012 by Jack Styczynski

Points of emphasis for critical thinking:

  1. NYC.gov is going to be a (if not the) primary research source for your Community District.
  2. Like almost all government web sites, the bulk of “the good stuff” is buried deep within NYC.gov.  Never think the home page of a government web site is going to be intuitive.  You need to dig.
  3. Do you necessarily trust every piece of information released by the government?

Along with NYC.gov, the following resources may also help you compile information for your beat memo:

My colleague Barbara Gray also has also compiled a CD resource guide that will help with your beat memo (CUNY WordPress login required).

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