Author Archives: Ed Mahon

About Ed Mahon

County government and politics reporter at York Daily Record/Sunday News.

Eight things I learned or remembered at #IRE15

I went to the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in Philadelphia last week. Here are eight things I learned or remembered. 1. There are many cool ways of telling stories with Tableau Public. #IRE15 #getexcited @vinfro pic.twitter.com/bufqNFBxzC — Ed Mahon (@edmahonreporter) … Continue reading

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How and why we created our interactive tax calculator for Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget

Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed big changes to Pennsylvania’s taxes. We wanted to help people understand them. So we created an interactive calculator for York County residents. Here’s a look at how we did it and some other things we … Continue reading

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Our most popular Wolf and Corbett stories this year

You may have heard that Pennsylvania voters on Tuesday will choose between Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf. Since popularity rules in elections, here are the YDR’s five most popular stories with “Corbett” in the headline for … Continue reading

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Marc Charisse introduces Magic Trick Mondays

Well, so far, it’s only been one Monday. But this could become a tradition. Leave a comment if you think you know how he pulls this one off.

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Follow YDR journalists Sean Adkins and Ed Mahon at NICAR 2014

Sean Adkins and I will be tweeting from a computer-assisted reporting conference in Baltimore for the next few days. Follow our adventures. –Ed Mahon, politics and government reporter.

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Follow YDR journalists as they are mobile today

York Daily Record journalists will be mobile again today. Tweet at them or use the hashtag #yorkmojo to join the conversation. And follow their adventures here:  

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CartoDB offers its first mapping class for beginners

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Follow York Daily Record journalists as they go mobile today

Many York Daily Record journalists will have limited access to the West Manchester Township headquarters today. They are allowed in by appointment only.* So you can follow them as they report, write, take photos, shoot video and drink coffee around York County. … Continue reading

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Watch video of the YDR staff at the York Halloween Parade

A bunch of people from the YDR staff marched in Sunday’s York Halloween Parade. It was fun. Here are some videos from the day. Part One At first, we waited. We were kind of cold. Part Two Then I wandered. … Continue reading

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