This just in: Data for breaking news investigations

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Stephen Stock of NBC Bay Area; Cheryl Phillips of Stanford University
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 7 at 9:00am
  • Location: International 2-3
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

What will you do the next time a plane crashes, a fire starts or a politician gets caught in a scandal? We'll show you how you can prepare for the next big story using dashboards, searchable databases and more.

This session is good for: Anyone.

Speaker Bios

  • Cheryl Phillips teaches journalism at Stanford, is the founder of Big Local News and co-founder of The Stanford Open Policing Project. She worked at The Seattle Times for 12 years as a reporter and editor. She twice was part of breaking news coverage that received the Pulitzer Prize and twice served on teams that were Pulitzer finalists. She has worked at USA Today and at newspapers in Michigan, Montana and Texas. She is a former IRE board president. @cephillips

  • Hard to believe but more than 35 years ago Stephen began as a GA reporter in Roanoke, VA. Since then he’s covered everything from shuttle launches to hurricanes, presidents to popes. Now a founding member of NBC Bay Area’s 17-member Investigative Unit, he’s won everything from a Peabody, to a duPont, a national SPJ, 3 Murrow & 6 AP awards, 17 regional Emmys and a national Emmy nomination. He's taught at IRE for a decade. His work has changed laws & lives. @stephenstocktv

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