This training was originally held during the Native American Journalists Association’s (NAJA) annual conference in Santa Clara, Calif., July 10, 2014. In Washington, money helps make just about every decision — every law that is passed, every regulation revised and every new or discarded agency policy. From issues unique to Native Americans, such as tribal [...]
“Shadow Money: Unraveling Political Nonprofits’ Spending” was originally held on May 14, 2014.
Politics is a big business. Not only is big money publicly shelled out to get candidates elected, but hundreds of millions are spent on a secret political game – the shadow money world dominated by mysterious, politically active nonprofits.
Investigating Government Contractors was originally held April 22, 2014.
Contractors have literally become a fourth branch of government. Name a government function, and it’s a good bet that it’s being carried out by a contractor, including national security, as we’ve seen with NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Investigating Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers was originally held April 9, 2014.
Learn whether stockbrokers or investment advisers have run afoul of regulators or been the subject of customer complaints. This one-hour webinar will guide you, step-by-step, through the FINRA BrokerCheck database and the SEC’s Investment Adviser registration database, which contain records on 1.3 million current and former professionals.
This free workshop was originally held on Feb. 26, 2014, preceding the Investigative Reporters & Editors’ NICAR Conference in Baltimore. You can access all the materials from the workshop in this self-guided training. Learn techniques for digging – with an eye for fraud – into U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings and other disclosures.
This free, multi-session webinar, “SEC Filings Master Class,” will be held Oct. 8-10.
Covering public companies involves plowing through the documents they file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Have you ever wondered if you’re missing good stories because you don’t know where or what to look for?
This training was originally presented at the Society of American Business Editor and Writers’ Fall 2013 Conference at City University of New York on Oct. 4, 2013. Investigative business journalism is a big topic. It can be daunting to tackle without a game plan. In these sessions, veteran journalists share their tips and offer resources [...]
Business stories – or stories with strong business angles – have won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in each of the last eight years. Get the skills you need to identify and develop local investigative business stories by reviewing these materials and watching the videos. The materials are from a workshop that was originally offered at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Sept. 28, 2013.
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.