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Fall webinar lineup

By Jaimi Dowdell, IRE training director

Tap in to practical training from your home or office with IRE's online sessions. This fall we're rolling out a series of webinars led by experienced journalists and IRE trainers. Topics include Broadcast investigations, Twitter for journalists, Doing great work with limited resources and Corral and analyze text with DocumentCloud. A brief description of each session is listed below.

For more information, or to register go here. Aug. 26, 2010 Broadcast investigations Join Tisha Thompson of WTTG-Washington, D.C. to find out how documents and computer-assisted reporting can juice up your stories. Sept. 16, 2010 Corral and analyze text with DocumentCloud Document Cloud Program Director Amanda B Hickman explains how DocumentCloud can strengthen your document-driven investigations with tools for annotating, organizing and publishing those records on the Web. This session is FREE for IRE members and nonmembers. Sept. 22, 2010 Twitter tools for journalists Learn about the most useful features of Twitter for reporting.

Explore several applications for advanced searches, geographic trackers, and free software to manage all of your social media accounts in one easy-to-use interface. Oct. 13, 2010 Doing great work with fewer resources Tips and practical advice on feeding the daily copy beast while working on bigger enterprise stories. Ways to manage time, navigate office politics and stay focused on stories that make a difference while handling routine matters. Strategies to make progress on the big story during the reporting and writing phases.

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