How to scrub any candidate or public official

  • Event: 2019 Chicago Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Dan Mihalopoulos of WBEZ Public Radio
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 26 at 4:00pm
  • Location: 1st Floor Conaway Center
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Whether you are vetting a president, Supreme Court justice, or mayor, we'll give you all the tools you need to unearth the secrets of public officials and candidates. Using public records and master source-building, we'll explain how to expose conflicts of interests, untangle financial connections, and reveal problematic relationships.

Speaker Bios

  • Dan Mihalopoulos is an investigative reporter on the Government & Politics Team at WBEZ, the NPR member station in Chicago. He previously worked for the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago News Cooperative (Chicago section of New York Times), the Chicago Tribune and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. His beats included City Hall and he is a two-time winner of the Chicago Headline Club's Watchdog Award. Dan is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

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