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Investigating the Business of Government: Self-guided training
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Investigating the Business of Government: Self-guided training

This free workshop was originally held on Jan. 23, 2014 in Lexington, Ky.

Governments award millions of dollars in contracts and are often some of the largest employers in town. Yet journalists sometimes overlook the business stories in the workings of local and state government. The Watergate admonition to “follow the money” applies to investigations of government at all levels, down to the economic-development agency and library board.

IRE watchdog workshop will focus on financial and data
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IRE watchdog workshop will focus on financial and data

IRE’s highly rated Watchdog Workshop, held in New York City at the end of this month, will have a particularly interesting focus for business journalists. 2014 New York Watchdog Workshop will include an expanded program that will include two extra tracks focused on financial and data journalism. WHEN & WHERE Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 – [...]

Reynolds Center free-training sked stresses investigative journalism
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Reynolds Center free-training sked stresses investigative journalism

From investigative topics to social media, profile writing and data viz, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has a wide-ranging lineup of free training for journalists coming this spring and summer.

Shadow Money: Unraveling Political Nonprofits’ Funding: Online, May 14
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Shadow Money: Unraveling Political Nonprofits’ Funding: Online, May 14

Politically active nonprofits take advantage of loopholes in the Internal Revenue Service’s rule book to build complex webs of entities – linked together by money – to win political races and keep the source of the money secret. During this free, one-hour webinar from the Reynolds Center and the Center for Responsive Politics, you’ll learn where to find how this money is being spent on the issues important to your beat and how to begin unraveling the web of organizations behind it all.

Tracking Tribal Cash and Influence to Washington: Santa Clara, Calif., July 10
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Tracking Tribal Cash and Influence to Washington: Santa Clara, Calif., July 10

In the last two decades, tribes and Native communities have begun asserting themselves in Washington like never before. This free workshop will teach Native American journalists and others how to tap into the world of money and influence in Washington, and better understand how decisions affecting tribes and Native communities are being influenced — and who is trying to influence them.

On data, tips, outrage: Pulitzer-winner Raquel Rutledge opens Reynolds Week
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On data, tips, outrage: Pulitzer-winner Raquel Rutledge opens Reynolds Week

Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Raquel Rutledge has spent her career uncovering the painful truths behind some of Wisconsin’s controversial news stories. From exposing fraud in the state’s child-care subsidy system to alerting readers why shoddy fuel was making its way past inspections and into their vehicles, Rutledge understands how to pull together stories that take [...]

Reynolds Center offers fraud, data-viz workshops at SABEW Conference in Phoenix
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Reynolds Center offers fraud, data-viz workshops at SABEW Conference in Phoenix

Workshops in how to detect corporate fraud and create data visualizations will be offered by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at SABEW’s Annual Conference in Phoenix March 27-29.

VIDEO: Barlett & Steele Awards 2013
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VIDEO: Barlett & Steele Awards 2013

2013 BARLETT & STEELE AWARDS 2013 Barlett & Steele Award winners HOW THEY DID IT: GOLD: ‘America’s Worst Charities’ SILVER: ‘United States of Subsidies’ BRONZE: ‘Inside Game’ 5 TIPS FROM EACH TEAM | PHOTOS | VIDEO | A Tampa Bay Times/Center for Investigative Reporting joint project, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal [...]

PHOTOS:  Barlett & Steele Awards 2013
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PHOTOS: Barlett & Steele Awards 2013

2013 BARLETT & STEELE AWARDS 2013 Barlett & Steele Award winners HOW THEY DID IT: GOLD: ‘America’s Worst Charities’ SILVER: ‘United States of Subsidies’ BRONZE: ‘Inside Game’ 5 TIPS FROM EACH TEAM | PHOTOS | VIDEO | A Tampa Bay Times/Center for Investigative Reporting joint project, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal [...]

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