Web search and social media for watchdogs

  • Event: 2017 Des Moines Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Denise Malan of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Sep. 30 at 4:15pm
  • Location: Capital Square, Community Rm
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Tips on more effective web searches, how to find reliable information on deadline and for enterprise stories. The latest search engines, data sites and other practical information you can use immediately to background sources and businesses.

Speaker Bios

  • Denise Malan is senior training director at IRE. She was a newspaper journalist for more than a decade, covering government, education, politics, the environment and more. After several years at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times in Texas, she joined IRE in 2013 in a joint position with the Institute for Nonprofit News, helping newsrooms around the country use data in their reporting. She became a training director in 2016.

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