IRE to offer half-day workshop at AAJA convention in Las Vegas

Boost your data skills for just $10 at our hands-on, half-day workshop taking place August 10, before the 26th Annual AAJA National Convention at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Get experience working with data to help you beat the competition in any market. You’ll come away with plenty of quick-hit story ideas and also learn about…

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Total Newsroom Training is back!

IRE is happy to announce the return of the Total Newsroom Training program for the fourth year. This is your newsroom’s opportunity to have intense, in-house investigative training – for free. If your organization is hungry for customized investigative training and can’t afford it, apply today. Spots are limited. Total Newsroom Training is designed to increase…

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Training your newsroom to look for data and interactive ideas

By Raven Nichols  Training a newsroom to look for data and interactive ideas isn’t always easy. At the 2016 CAR Conference, Dana Williams of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Rachel Schallom of Fusion explained how to introduce these concepts to your newsroom. The first step is to hold a training session. Here are a few suggestions:…

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Send a team to free training in Connecticut, Oregon or Ohio

Do you have reporters or editors on your staff who would benefit from training to help them produce enterprise and investigative stories? Thanks to a grant from Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, the Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) is working with Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) to…

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Introducing NICAR-Learn: A new hub for on-demand training videos

Trying to boost your data journalism skills? We know it can be hard to learn on your own. For more than 20 years, journalists have used Investigative Reporters & Editors and the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting to share ideas, solve problems and discuss techniques for computer-assisted reporting. Today we’re excited to introduce NICAR-Learn, a…

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IRE to train student winners of Dow Jones News Fund data journalism internship

We’re excited to announce that IRE is part of a new data journalism internship program being offered by the Dow Jones News Fund. Dow Jones News Fund has a long history of placing students in internships, through its prestigious News Copy Editing Program and other programs. In this new internship, students who are selected to…

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Learn to investigate landlords and off-campus housing hazards

Across the country, the vast majority of college students live in off-campus houses and apartments. Register to attend our free webinar on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 1:30 pm EDT and you’ll learn how to investigate landlords and safety hazards that put students at risk. Jill Riepenhoff, The Columbus Dispatch; Todd Wallack, The Boston Globe; Hagit Limor,…

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IRE Preview: Turn data into stories with our new hands-on classes

While many of our hands-on classes still focus on using software, we recognize that it can be incredibly helpful for journalists to sit down with an expert guide to usher them through the process of turning data into a story. So we’re offering something a little different this year at the IRE Conference in Philadelphia…

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Reveal to offer free training for radio, podcasting at IRE15

Details When: Saturday, June 6 from 8:30 a.m. – noon Cost: Free How to register: Sign up online* *You must be registered for the conference Wondering how to turn your stories into driveway moments and compelling audio narrative? Then come to an intensive three hour workshop with award winning radio journalists from Reveal, the new…

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Deadlines approaching for free training programs

Looking to train yourself or your newsroom? We have several opportunities – many of them free – with March application deadlines. Tell us who you want to train, and we’ll match you with a program. I want to train… An entire newsroom Total Newsroom Training is your opportunity to have intense, in-house investigative training —…

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