Investigating caretakers

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Robert Benincasa of NPR; Jeff Kelly Lowenstein of Grand Valley State University
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 5 at 9:00am
  • Location: International 4-5
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

How to use federal nursing home and other data to tell locally relevant stories about long-term care in your area, and hold nursing home operators and authorities accountable.

Speaker Bios

  • Robert Benincasa does data-driven reporting for NPR's Washington, D.C.-based investigations team. Recent work includes a series on how federal disaster aid favors the wealthy, and a consumer investigation into diabetic alert dogs. Twitter: @robertbenincasa

  • Jeff Kelly Lowenstein is an investigative journalist, author and an assistant professor of Journalism at Grand Valley State University.  He is the founder of the Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism, a non-profit organization that brings together investigative journalists, photographers and data scientists to conduct international investigations. A Fulbright Scholar, Specialist and Teacher, he has written or edited six books. @JeffKLO

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