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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Piercing the secrecy of private companies

Investigating private companies can stymie even the most dogged reporter. They aren’t subject to Sunshine requests and they don’t file paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But chances are, you can still find out a lot about most of them. Ames Alexander, a reporter for The Charlotte Observer, detailed some of these strategies at…

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