Social media sleuthing

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Jodie Fleischer of NBC4 Washington; Nate Carlisle of The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 11:30am
  • Location: Meyerland
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

When news breaks, you need to be nimble in finding sources, backgrounding people, verifying what's real vs. fake, and staying ahead of the competition. We'll discuss strategies on how to quickly build a digital dossier on someone.

This session is sponsored by the Knight Foundation. IRE retains control of content, including the topic and speaker selection, for all conference sessions.

Speaker Bios

  • Nate Carlisle is the producer on the investigative team at KSTU-FOX 13 Utah. He previously covered crime and polygamy and at The Salt Lake Tribune. He also teaches investigative journalism at the University of Utah. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. Twitter: @natecarlisle

  • Jodie is an investigative reporter with NBC4 in Washington and joined the IRE Board in 2019. Her work has changed laws regarding criminally-charged police officers, house stealing by sovereign citizens and misuse of a real estate law to hold up home sales.  Jodie has been honored by the FBI Director and the head of Georgia's police training agency. She's earned an IRE Award for Innovation, an Alfred I. duPont award, 18 regional Emmys and several Murrow awards. @jodienbc4

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