IRE News : September 2009

Campus Coverage Project launches; Apply by Oct. 12

IRE, in partnership with Education Writers Association and the Student Press Law Center, is launching a program to share investigative reporting skills with college and university students that they can apply to covering campus issues. Seventy-five students from around the country will be selected to receive full scholarships to participate in the Campus Coverage Project. The centerpiece is a national workshop from Jan. 7-10, being held at Arizona State University in Phoenix. Sessions at the workshop will focus on specific campus-coverage issues and overall reporting techniques and skills. Additional training opportunities will be provided throughout the year. The program is ... Read more ...

IRE introduces its first eBook title

The IRE Bookstore is pleased to announce our first eBook title, "Understanding Crime Statistics: A Reporter's Guide, 2nd Ed." Our eBooks will provide you with useful desktop references that you can have with you on the go. The PDF is compatible across eReader platforms, or can simply be opened on your computer desktop. You will have immediate access to download the book upon the completion of your purchase. Look for more eBook titles throughout the year. Click here to purchase the eBook online, or call the Resource Center at 573-882-3364 to place an order. Price: $10 (members) $18 (nonmembers)