Social media sleuthing

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR; Molly Young of The Oregonian/OregonLive
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 24 at 9:00am
  • Location: Grand Canyon 7
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

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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.

  • Molly Young reports on The Oregonian/OregonLive watchdog team, where she focuses on child welfare issues. She previously covered economic and business trends for the publication. She started at the paper in 2011. @mollykyoung

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