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  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Jun. 25 at 10:15am
  • Location: Grand Canyon 9-10
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Explore third-party apps that add horsepower to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Learn how to produce quick interactive maps without the need for coding and programming skills. See how to automate and streamline tasks using If This Then That (IFTTT). Organize and analyze reports, memos and other documents with DocumentCloud. Plus, you'll discover other free or low-cost tools to strengthen watchdog reporting.

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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