Digging deeper with the Web

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Jaimi Dowdell of Reuters; Amy Roberts of CNN
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 5 at 11:20am
  • Location: International 6-7
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

What journalists need to know. From better backgrounding techniques to the invisible Web. How to find people, documents and databases on deadline and where to find reliable websites for enterprise stories. The craft of better searching and not wasting time.

This session is good for: Anyone.

Speaker Bios

  • Jaimi Dowdell is a data journalist for Reuters. Previously she was training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors. During that time, she trained thousands of journalists around the world in document- and data-driven reporting. In 2016, she received the Spotlight Fellowship for Investigative Reporting. Dowdell is a Mizzou grad and can be reached at jaimi.dowdell@tr.com, @JaimiDowdell. 

  • Amy Roberts is a senior research librarian at CNN, and provides editorial information and investigative research for all CNN networks and platforms. She has recently begun working with the CNN Digital interactives team on research for infographics and data visualizations. Amy is working on her thesis through the distance program at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and hopes to graduate this spring.

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