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. 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.

Related Tipsheets

  • 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.