Digital sleuthing

  • Event: 2018 Columbus Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10:15am
  • Location: Dublin Integrated Education Ctr, Rm 132
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

When news breaks, you need to be nimble and smart in finding sources, backgrounding people, verifying what’s real vs. fake, and staying ahead of the competition. Learn key sites, apps and social media strategies to quickly build a digital dossier on someone.

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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  • Digital sleuthing
    When news breaks, you need to be nimble and smart in finding sources, backgrounding people, verifying what’s real vs. fake, and staying ahead of the competition. Learn key sites, apps and social media strategies to quickly build a digital dossier on someone.