Twitter tricks & analytics

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 11 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Denver I
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

If you know the basics of Twitter, you're ready to ratchet up your skills. This hands-on session will take you to the next level: advanced Twitter searches, mining tweets by location, creative uses of Twitter lists (public and private), and apps/services that provide robust analytics. The payoff: better sources (particularly during breaking news) and a competitive edge in your market.

Prerequisite: Please have an active Twitter account set up before the class

Speaker Bios

  • Doug Haddix is executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors. He oversees training, conferences and services for 6,000 members worldwide. Previously, Haddix worked as an IRE training director, an assistant vice president at Ohio State University, director of the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, and as an editor and reporter at newspapers in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He earned a master's in journalism from Indiana University.

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