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Google Hangout: Investigating on the sports beat

On Wednesday at 10 a.m. Eastern Time, IRE hosted a Google Hangout on sports investigations. Drawing on the issues presented in the latest IRE Journal, the discussion will focus on the need for investigative reporting in local sports, techniques for finding stories and balancing investigative work with beat reporting. Particpants included:

  • Moderator: Kevin Blackistone, University of Maryland professor, columnist and panelist
  • Eric Prisbell, National College Basketball Writer at USA Today
  • Amy Shipley, Reporter at the South Florida Sun Sentinel
  • Scott Reid, Reporter at The Orange County Register

If you missed the live hangout, a recording stays available online. You can see all of IRE's Google Hangouts at

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