Investigating Alaska Native Corps & other businesses

  • Event: 2016 Anchorage Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Jennifer LaFleur of Investigative Reporting Workshop
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 1 at 11:30am
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Alaska Native Corporations are unique entities that represent physical regions, but also operate as companies and are afforded special federal contracting status. This session will explore how to dig into ANCs as well as how to background other types of businesses.

Speaker Bios

  • Jennifer LaFleur is the Investigative Reporting Workshop's data editor and teaches at American University. She previously was a senior editor at Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, where she managed a team of data journalists, investigative reporters and fellows. She is the former data journalism director at ProPublica and has held similar roles at newspapers. She is a former IRE training director and serves on IRE's board.

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