Web & social media sleuthing

  • Event: 2018 Boston Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Sarah Hutchins of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 20 at 4:15pm
  • Location: Room 101
  • 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

  • Sarah Hutchins is IRE & NICAR's editorial director. She leads a team that produces the IRE Radio Podcast, the IRE Journal magazine and more. Before joining IRE in 2014, Sarah worked as a reporter at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, VA. She 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

Related Tipsheets

  • Web & social media 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.