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. He oversees training, conferences and services for 6,000 members worldwide. Previously, Haddix worked as an IRE training director, an assistant vice president at Ohio State University, director of the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, and as an editor and reporter at newspapers in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He earned a master's in journalism from Indiana University.

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