Intro and The Web for investigations

  • Event: 2014 Wyoming Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Mark Horvit of University of Missouri
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Apr. 12 at 9:00am
  • Location: Classroom Building, Room 214
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

What reporters and editors need to know. From better search techniques to the invisible Web, how to find documents and databases on deadline and where to find reliable websites for enterprise stories. The craft of better searching and not wasting time. Handling issues of credibility and ethics online.

Speaker Bios

  • Mark Horvit is an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where he teaches investigative reporting, and is director of the school’s State Government Reporting Program. He previously served as executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR). Horvit worked as a reporter and editor for 20 years before joining IRE.

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