Resource Center

Tipsheets

 

The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.

Add to that more than 3,000 tipsheets from our national conferences on how to cover specific beats or do specific stories and you have a resource that no reporter or editor should be without.

These stories and tipsheets are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or rescntr@ire.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.

Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Logged-in members can view the tipsheets free online:

 



Search results for "securities dealers" ...

  • Tips for covering government contracts

    Fazlollah's tipsheet on ways to investigate government contracts gives reporters a guide to checking for municipal malfeasance. Sources include campaign finance disclosure reports, Thomson Financial's bond data, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, a Web site to check the backgrounds of brokers and securities firms, airport concession contracts, minority business contracts, and bank loans to government officials.

    Tags: government contracts; contracting; bonds; campaign finance; CAR; computer-assisted reporting; securities dealers; pension funds; SEC; NASD; airport; bank loans; minority business contracts

    By Mark Fazlollah

    2004

  • Aviation Security: Tracking data & paper

    Marchak of the Plain Dealer how to work off deadline on the aviation beat. The handout offers tips how to put in use GAO reports and other audits, and how the Federal Aviation Administration works.

    Tags: Aviation Security Act; HazMat; pilots; airports; aircraft

    By Elizabeth A. Marchak

    2002

  • On Line

    This list of online resources includes specific addresses and any costs related to accessing the following: bombing sites, militia sites, IRSC, Commerce Business Daily, the Congressional Information Service, CARR-L, PACER, CompuServe, Federal Election Commission, National Library on Money and Politics, FedWorld, Library of Congress, Internet Wiretap, Americans Communicating Electronically, the White House, SunSITE, Agriculture, Patents and Securities Information and Congress. Audio tape is available for purchase from the IRE Resource Center. Contact us at (573) 882-3364 or rescntr@ire.org

    Tags: None

    By Beth Marchak

    1995

  • Tipsheet No: 46

    Documents from Freedburg's investigation of the Miami Police Department, which resulted in the indictment of six Miami police officers who beat to death a suspected drug dealer. Includes internal security computer search, inter-office memorandum, emergency medical service report and detailed incident report.

    Tags: police brutality violence

    By None

    1991