“Covering Your Local Economy” was first offered on Aug. 21, 2013, as part of the Asian American Journalists Association’s pre-conference schedule.
The free investigative workshop, “Accountability in Indian Country – Be a Better Business Watchdog,” was first offered on July 18, 2013. In this self-guided training based on that live session, you can polish your skills in computer-assisted reporting (CAR) and learn how to hold local businesses accountable.
The new pagination system at the Seattle Times allows me to embed links in my Sunday column — that is, if you read it online. I usually do four or five URLs, everything from government reports and academic papers to data backing up a contention — even a hat tip to another columnist or business [...]
Pulitzer winners David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab headline this session at the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference: Cracking Corporate Corruption at Wal-Mart. The duo’s investigation into corruption in the world’s biggest retailer won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.
The free webinar, “The Business of Me,” will take place June 4-6, 2013. Whether you’re working in a mainstream news organization or striking out on your own with a blog, news site or freelance business, this self-guided training will help you become a more entrepreneurial journalist.
There are just 10 days left to apply for the Knight Community Information Challenge. Foundation directors Susan Patterson, programs, and Bahia Ramos, community foundations, put together a 5-point Q&A to help potential applicants during these final days. The deadline is June 1. Update: The challenge deadline has been extended to July 1, 2013 Five things [...]