Web, search and social media for investigators
Develop the skills you need to become a smarter, more efficient online sleuth. We'll talk about how to find just the information and sources you need, even on deadline. Tap into the power of Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to find sources and verify information. We'll also talk about developing a backgrounding checklist for projects big and small.
Sarah Hutchins is a training director for IRE & NICAR. She previously served as the organization’s editorial director, overseeing IRE’s publications and online platforms. Sarah has worked for daily newspapers in several states. Before joining IRE in 2014, she was a reporter at The Virginian-Pilot. Sarah has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University and a master's degree in data science and analytics from the University of Missouri. @sarhutch
Web searches & social media for journalists
IRE editorial director and former Virginian-Pilot reporter Sarah Hutchins offers great advice on how to develop the skills you need to become a smarter, more efficient online sleuth.