Web, search and social media for investigators

  • Event: 2016 Toronto Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Alex Richards of Syracuse University
  • Date/Time: Saturday, May. 14 at 11:45am
  • Location: Rogers Communications Centre, RCC 204
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Find documents and databases on deadline with better search techniques and the invisible Web. Learn how to locate reliable websites for enterprise stories and receive guidance on the best social media tools for your next investigation.

Speaker Bios

  • Alex is an assistant professor at Syracuse University's Newhouse School, where he teaches data journalism. He's a former IRE training director, and he has previously worked as a reporter and editor at the Chicago Tribune, NerdWallet, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the Las Vegas Sun, where he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011 and shared the Goldsmith Prize for investigative reporting. @alexrichards

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