IRE Radio Podcast | Sheriff Joe

For a local sheriff, Joe Arpaio can’t seem to stay out of the national news. The longtime Maricopa County Sheriff made headlines again this summer when, in the wake of a criminal conviction, he was was pardoned by President Trump. But Arpaio’s story goes back nearly two decades. On this episode we’re turning back the…

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IRE Journal offers tips, tactics to cover Trump administration

As a public service, IRE is making the new issue of The IRE Journal magazine available for free to journalists, educators, students and the general public. The special issue of the quarterly magazine is full of practical tips, resources and strategies for covering a new presidential administration that’s openly hostile to the news media. Typically,…

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Transcript: Making a List, Checking it Twice

The following is a transcript of the IRE Radio Podcast episode “Making a List, Checking it Twice.” The audio version is available at: http://bit.ly/2gtrlaQ <<Begin Daniela Vidal narration>> 2016 brought us one of the most interesting election seasons in American history. President-elect Donald Trump came out on top, basing his qualifications in part on his…

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IRE Radio Podcast | Making a List, Checking it Twice

One of the biggest scoops this election cycle came from Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold. His relentless shoe-leather reporting – and list making – revealed that Donald Trump wasn’t exactly the philanthropist he was claiming to be on the campaign trail. Instead of donating his own money to charity, Trump would give away or spend dollars donated…

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