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.
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 [...]
The self-guided training from this webinar — Shell Companies and Fraud: An Investigative Primer — will help you understand the characteristics of shell companies, their legitimate and illegitimate purposes in the business sector, and methods for backgrounding and connecting intricate webs of firms and individuals scattered around the globe.
The free, two-day webinar, “Getting the Goods – Interviews that Work,” was held May 8-9, 2013. Pulitzer Prize winner Jacqui Banaszynski explores the core purposes, techniques and ethics of the interview process. She reveals different interview approaches that work best in different situations and that apply to any genre of journalism. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN [...]
The free workshop, “Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories,” was originally held at the University of Arkansas on April 12, 2013. Geared to the needs of generalists on small staffs, this training will arm you with resources, tips and ideas to bring more meaningful coverage of this important topic to your community.
The SABEW Conference session, “Great Sources, Great Storytelling,” will be held April 6, 2013 at George Washington University.
Blogger Rosland Gammon has interviewed more than 500 business journalists over the last four years about how they’ve done great stories. She has shared their tips and techniques with you here on BusinessJournalism.org.
The free Google+ Hangout, “Power Searching for Business Journalists,” was originally held on March 19, 2013. Not often do you get the chance to learn new search skills from the scientist at Google whose job is to understand users’ search satisfaction. In this free, hourlong, online training, Google senior research scientist Daniel M. Russell will [...]