From hedge funds to private companies: Digging deep when public records are scarce

  • Event: 2017 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Jesse Eisinger of ProPublica; Azmat Khan of The New York Times; Matt Robinson of Bloomberg News
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 27 at 4:05pm
  • Location: Room 308
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

**Moderated by Matt Robinson, Bloomberg News

Reporters who've written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Frontline share best practices on how to scour hard-to-find documents to probe a wide variety of private institutions. 

Speaker Bios

  • Jesse Eisinger is a senior reporter at ProPublica. In April 2011, he and a colleague won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series of stories on questionable Wall Street practices that helped make the financial crisis the worst since the Great Depression. He won the 2015 Gerald Loeb Award for commentary.

  • Azmat Khan is an investigative journalist, a New York Times Magazine Contributing Writer and a New America Future of War Fellow. Her reporting for PBS FRONTLINE, the New York Times Magazine, Al Jazeera, and BuzzFeed's Investigations Team has brought her to Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and other conflict zones, and earned the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia; the Deadline Club Award for Independent Digital Reporting; a Livingston Award nomination; an Emmy nomination in New Approaches to Documentary Film, and other honors.

  • Matt Robinson covers white collar crime for Bloomberg News in New York after reporting on financial markets for the newswire. He graduated from CUNY in 2010 with a focus on business and economics reporting.

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