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  • Event: 2019 Hawaii Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Charles Minshew of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Feb. 9 at 4:15pm
  • Location: Crawford Hall - Room 115
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Whether you're working on a breaking story or a deep dive, you need to be smart in finding sources, backgrounding people, verifying what’s real and staying ahead of the competition. Learn key sites, apps and social media strategies to quickly build a digital dossier on someone.

Speaker Bios

  • Charles Minshew is the Director of Data Services for IRE and NICAR. He leads the Database Library, helps members with data analysis and is a trainer. An award-winning data journalist, he previously worked at the Orlando Sentinel and was a on the Denver Post team that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. A 2013 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and Georgia Southern University, Charles is a native of Rochelle, Ga.

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