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. 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. 

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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.