Web, search and social media for investigators
Become a smarter, more efficient Web navigator to find just the information and sources you need, even on deadline. Tap into the power of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media platforms and digital apps to spot trends, find sources and verify information.
Doug Haddix is executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors. His 20-year newspaper career included a decade as investigative projects editor at The Columbus Dispatch and stints as city editor of daily newspapers in Scranton, Pa., and Danville, Ill. Before returning to IRE, where he previously worked as a training director, Haddix served as an assistant vice president at Ohio State University and director of the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism.
Using social media and internet in reporting
Using social media can be a crucial part in reaching your audience. This tipsheet from veteran reporter Lynda Cohen lays out the initial steps in social tools.