Broadcast: Consumer investigations
- Event: 2012 IRE Conference
- Speakers: TBA
- Date/Time: Friday, June 15 at 10:50 a.m.
- Location: Clarendon-Dartmouth
- Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio
You don’t have to be a consumer reporter to turn out compelling reports of high viewer value and interest on pocketbook issues. This panel will take you through best practices to organize, wade through and distill consumer investigations. We’ll talk inspection records and laws, where to find experts, and how to background and approach businesses. You’ll walk away with links to follow and story ideas to pursue.
"You can master consumer investigations whether it’s your regular beat or an area in which you dabble on occasion. The key is knowing where to look and how to organize." This tipsheet by Galli, Limor and Savio will tell you just what you need to know.