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Several questions:

  1. What is the difference between the various files, specifically the completedata, and the geocoded data

  2. Will there be a codebook? Some of the variable names are confusing.

  3. Was there some regularization of the “sorce” column? I noticed that Xinhua news is variously listed as “XINHUA GENERAL NEWS SERVICE” and “COPYRIGHT 2000 XINHUA NEWS AGENCY”. I also have similar questions for the target and tgt_actor columns. For instance, how should I read an entry like: 'MAMOHATO_?