Data Gems

Unfound On The Ground Data Gems
Below are resources to aid in the investigation of missing persons. If you have any feedback please email Edward Dentzel directly at unfoundpodcast@gmail.com. Se habla español

Unfound On The Ground is a live discussion for premium Patreon members, in which these websites are discussed. Archives can be viewed here.


The Charley Project


NamUs


“170 | The Disappearance of Cameron Remmer: Behind the Scenes” | The Unfound Podcast Channel on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8gkWYZZb5A


Merriam-Webster, “crowdsourcing”
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crowdsourcing


“The 11 Layers of Citizen Journalism” by Steve Outing Website: The Poynter Institute 

https://www.poynter.org/archive/2005/the-11-layers-of-citizen-journalism/



The Associated Press, “Anonymous Sources” 

https://www.ap.org/about/news-values-and-principles/telling-the-story/anonymous-sources



“Levels of Attribution” from Chapter 10 of Writing & Reporting for the Media, Eleventh Edition by John R. Bender, Lucinda D. Davenport, Michael W. Drager, and Fred FedlerWebsite: The Oxford University Press

https://global.oup.com/us/companion.websites/9780190200886/student/chapter10/gline/level/


Zaba Search (name search)

https://www.zabasearch.com/


WhitePages

https://www.whitepages.com/


Fast People Search

https://fastpeoplesearch.com/


FamilySearch

https://www.familysearch.org/en/


Federal Election Commission

https://www.fec.gov/


OpenSecrets.org

https://www.opensecrets.org/


Mary Ferrell Foundation

https://www.maryferrell.org/pages/Main_Page.html


Google Scholar

https://scholar.google.com/


Way Back Machine

https://archive.org/


Intel Techniques

https://inteltechniques.com/


Federal Bureau of Prisons – find an inmate

https://www.bop.gov/inmateloc/


Vine

https://vinelink.com/


FBI Records: The Vault
https://vault.fbi.gov/


Google News Archive Search
https://news.google.com/newspapers


Google Alerts
https://www.google.com/alerts


Justia
https://www.justia.com/


Newspapers.com by Ancestry
https://www.newspapers.com/


Library of Congress: Digital Collections
https://www.loc.gov/collections/


USA.gov
https://www.usa.gov/


ProQuest
https://www.proquest.com/


Murder Accountability Project

http://www.murderdata.org/


Mapping and Geocoding, Journalist’s Toolbox, Society of Professional Journalists

https://www.journaliststoolbox.org/2021/01/12/mapping-and-geocoding-tools/


Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics (MRLC) Consortium
https://www.mrlc.gov/


The State of the Latino News Media, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, City University of New York
http://thelatinomediareport.journalism.cuny.edu/


Pew Research Center
https://www.pewresearch.org/


U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
https://ovc.ojp.gov/


InSight Crime
https://www.insightcrime.org/


United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
http://www.unodc.org/


Police Executive Research Forum
https://www.policeforum.org/


UNFOUND ON THE GROUND EPISODES:
1 | On The Ground | Raising Awareness of Missing Persons: Mindsets and Methods
2|On The Ground|Researching&Analyzing Missing Persons Cases 1: Developing&Maintaining Human Sources
3 | On The Ground | Researching and Analyzing Missing Persons Cases, Part 2: Finding Human Sources
4 | On The Ground | Researching & Analyzing Missing Persons Cases, Part 3: Delving into Documents
5 | On The Ground | Prioritizing Accuracy and Navigating Controversy for Missing Persons Cases
6 | Human Trafficking and Missing Persons: Communication and Culture | Unfound On The Ground
7 | Unfound On The Ground | Geography and Mapping for Missing Persons Cases Part 1