Tools and techniques for using geolocation in your next investigation

By Katie Le Dain If you go to your iPhone and head to the privacy settings, you’ll find a switch that asks you whether you want your location services “on” or “off.” At Friday morning’s geolocation session at the annual IRE Conference, panelists talked about how cell phones can track when this button is turned…

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2014 CAR Conference mobile app available for download

The Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference app is back! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at 2014 Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. Starting this year, you’ll also be able to complete session…

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Mobile-first journalism and new presentations for enterprise reporting

By Syed Tawseef Ali The web is not a desktop — it is an interweave of phones, tablets, TV’s, laptops and desktops of every shape and size. Accessibility of the content is an important factor. During a panel entiled “Demystifying mobile for investigations” at the recent IRE Conference in San Antonio, experts in web design…

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Shooting your own video with a smart phone

By Riley Stephens Steve Elfers of USA Today shows IRE 2013 attendees how to shoot their own video with an iPhone. Photos: Travis Hartman. Steve Elfers of USA Today said newsrooms are encouraging journalists to have smart phones on hand and to use them for covering news in the absence of designated video and photo…

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2013 CAR Conference mobile app available for download

The 2013 Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference has gone mobile using Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at 2013 Computer-Assisted Reporting (CAR) Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, maps and general show info. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads,…

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