IRE Preview: From investigation to movie, behind the scenes of Spotlight

Get an insider’s view of the Oscar-winning movie that featured the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team at our Friday showcase panel. Three members of the Globe staff who played key roles in the Catholic Church investigation – Spotlight editor Walter Robinson, reporters Michael Rezendes and Sacha Pfeiffer, and executive editor Martin Baron ­­– will be joined…

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2012 IRE Conference audio now available

You can now purchase a DVD with over 100 hours of recorded panels from the 2012 IRE Conference in Boston. Please go here to place your order today. Conference attendees can obtain a copy for $5 (to cover shipping/handling) by using the discount code received via email. Additional copies can be ordered for $25 each.…

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The 2012 IRE Conference tiphseet and presentation CD now available

Even though the IRE Conference has come and gone, you can still access all that valuable information from the tipsheets and presentations we compiled. With over 100 files available you’ll have all the tips and tools you need for not only your daily reporting but also long-term projects. Available on one handy CD, you can…

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IRE Conference first-timer

By Mikel SchaeferWVUE-TV New Orleans Following the conclusion of the Boston IRE Conference, I felt compelled to share my experience as an IRE Conference first-timer, especially since I was a fairly rare species at the event. Unlike most attending the three-day conference, I was not an investigative reporter, but one of a handful of television…

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Join more than 1,000 colleagues at IRE Boston next week

More than 1,000 people are registered to attend the IRE Conference in Boston next week, and it’s not too late for you to join them. While early-bird registration has closed, you can register at the conference. Things kick off with a free half-day session on election coverage on June 13, the pre-day on June 14, and…

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Don’t miss the early bird rate for the IRE Conference

The 2012 IRE Conference is just right around the corner and we’ve got some great things lined up this year. Don’t miss out on the pre-registration fee which ends today, May 30 at 5:00 pm, Central Time. Aside from all the great speakers and panels, there will also be opportunities to: pitch your book to…

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Panel highlights for this year’s IRE Conference in Boston

We’ve got a fantastic line-up of panels for the IRE Conference in Boston. The speaker list includes winners of most of this year’s major investigative awards and other top journalists from news organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally. You can check out the schedule, but here are just a few of the great sessions we’ve got…

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Improve your skills with data-focused sessions at IRE ’12

If you’re planning to come to the IRE Conference in Boston next month, we’ve got a strong line-up of data-focused panels and hands-on training sessions that you won’t want to miss. A major focus of Thursday — the conference pre-day — is dedicated to computer-assisted reporting. We’ll have sessions on negotiating for data, analyzing unstructured…

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Follow the campaign money trail at the 2012 IRE Conference

Learn how to follow the campaign money trail and track political influence in a series of panels at next month’s IRE Conference in Boston.Our focus on Campaign 2012 kicks off with a free pre-day workshop focusing on companies’ influence on politics and the election. The sessions, sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for…

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One-on-one mentoring deadline ends May 21

Don’t miss your chance to meet with an experienced pro in Boston at the 2012 IRE Conference. This is an opportunity for in-depth, one-on-one coaching on investigative reporting. These private sessions allow attendees to seek advice on challenging stories or followup ideas. You must have registered for the conference and have signed up for a…

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