Online sleuthing

  • Event: 2018 Palm Springs Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Sep. 6 at 3:45pm
  • Location: Fillmore Room
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Learn advanced tricks and tips for mining Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other sites during breaking news and for enterprise stories. Learn how to do geographic searches to find sources, visuals and other material near a specific address or in a particular city. Discover ways to automate tasks to save time and run searches by location, hash tags and more.

Speaker Bios

  • 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.

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  • Online sleuthing
    Doug Haddix, IRE executive director, helped journalists who attended the 2018 Palm Springs Watchdog Workshop learn advanced tricks and tips for mining Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other sites during breaking news and for enterprise stories. Haddix talked aobut how to do geographic searches to find sources, visuals and other material near a specific address or in a particular city as well as discover ways to automate tasks to save time and run searches by location, hash tags and more.