Twitter tricks and analytics

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 5 at 9:00am
  • Location: M107
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

If you know the basics of Twitter, you're ready to ratchet up your skills. This hands-on session will take you to the next level: advanced Twitter searches, mining tweets by location, creative uses of Twitter lists (public and private), and apps/services that provide robust analytics. The payoff: better sources (particularly during breaking news) and a competitive edge in your market.

Prerequisite: Please have an active Twitter account set up before the class

Speaker Bios

  • Doug Haddix is executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors. His 20-year newspaper career included a decade as investigative projects editor at The Columbus Dispatch and stints as city editor of daily newspapers in Scranton, Pa., and Danville, Ill. Before returning to IRE, where he previously worked as a training director, Haddix served as an assistant vice president at Ohio State University and director of the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism. 

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