Tips for covering the Arizona wildland firefighter deaths

Photo courtesy of the Incident Information System. Editor’s Note: As the Yarnell Hill Fire continues to blaze, mourning begins for the lives of 19 firefighters lost in the battle. Reporters are beginning to dig into why this disaster happened. Nate Carlisle, justice editor at The Salt Lake Tribune, has covered wildfires since 2005 and completed…

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Leaked documents, weighing risks and funding investigative journalism highlight conference schedule

More than 250 journalists, lawyers, information specialists and other experts will discuss investigative journalism techniques, ethics and more at the 2011 IRE Conference in Orlando. The evolution in the relationship between journalists and sources who leak documents will be explored in a showcase panel including New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller, Jan-Michael Ihl of the newly formed…

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