IRE Conference in Orlando brings together Investigative Reporters and Editors.
How to Win a Barlett and Steele Award: 10 Tips for Successful Business Investigations: Orlando, June 10
Three-time Pulitzer winner Walt Bogdanich of The New York Times and John Fauber of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel will tell how they won a Barlett & Steele Award for Investigative Business Journalism at the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) Conference in Orlando. Named for the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative team of Don Barlett and Jim […]
Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) will offer a free Webinar on April 12 called, “Deconstructing Construction: Tracking Cost Overruns and Mismanagement in Campus Building Projects.” The presenters will be Los Angeles Times reporters Michael Finnegan and Gale Holland, who did an 18-month investigation, “Billions to Spend.” It exposed cronyism and misspending in the Los Angeles Community College District’s […]
The free workshop, “Investigative Business Journalism,” was originally held June 9 in Las Vegas. Hosted by the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), this training offers tips on how to refine and pitch an idea, develop and interview sources, and organize and present an investigative story effectively in multimedia. Polish your skills in investigative business journalism, […]
The free workshop, “What’s Next for the Economy in Your Town,” was originally held Oct. 27 in Washington, D.C. Hosted by American University, the multi-session training offers story ideas for covering the national and local economy by providing tips on analyzing economic data and tracking federal stimulus dollars in your community. YOUR INSTRUCTORS Matt Apuzzo […]
We’ve posted two training videos that may be helpful if you’re investigating the stimulus or tracking mortgage lenders. They are graciously provided to us by Investigative Reporters and Editors from sessions at its Computer Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference in Phoenix in March. In the video on the federal economic stimulus, reporters Tom Grabell of ProPublica.org and Ben Poston of […]
Gannett New Jersey, comprised of the the Asbury Park Press and five other papers, was recognized during last week’s IRE conference in Las Vegas for its investigative series about New Jersey’s high property taxes. It was also a finalist in the public service category of the 2010 Pulitzer Prizes. Writers Paul D’Ambrosio and Jean Mikle started the series […]