Web and social media for watchdogs

  • Event: 2017 Portland (ME) Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 14 at 4:15pm
  • Location: Gannett Hall
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Tips on more effective web searches, how to find reliable information on deadline and for enterprise stories. The latest search engines, data sites, social media tools, and other practical information you can use immediately to background sources and businesses.

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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