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powerpoint presentation that reminds journalists what to check when they get data and shows how to look for dirty data using database managers or SPSS. also mentions extensive data documentation [and clean-up of dirty data] that IRE and NICAR include with the databases available from the Database library.
This tipsheet defines the basic terms associated with social network analysis. Dowdell even included graphics to illustrate her explanations. Some of the terms included are matrix, centrality, valued data, etc. A good understanding of these definitions is essential to learning how to use social network analysis.