Web, search and social media for investigators

  • Event: 2017 Tulsa Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR; Cody Winchester of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Friday, May. 5 at 4:30pm
  • Location: Pocahontas Greadington Lrng & Creativity
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Find documents and databases on deadline with better search techniques and the invisible Web. Learn how to locate reliable websites for enterprise stories and receive guidance on the best social media tools for your next investigation.

Speaker Bios

  • 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. 

  • Cody Winchester has been a watchdog reporter, data specialist and web developer for daily newspapers in South Dakota, Nebraska and Texas. Before joining IRE as a training director in April 2017, he was a news applications specialist at the Austin American-Statesman.

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