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. 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.
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.