Tipsheets

Browse more 5,000 tipsheets from our national conferences and Watchdog Workshops on how to cover specific beats, conduct a great interview and learn countless tips on where to find the information you need.

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  • A tour through CAR broadcast stories

    This panel gives a tour through CAR broadcast stories, from beats to projects. No handout, but audio tape is available for purchase from the IRE Resource Center. Contact us at (573) 882-3364 or [email protected]

    Tags: broadcast

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    1998

  • Feeding the Beast: Breaking News

    This handout provides practical examples of what a broadcast journalist can do to keep great story ideas coming. Audio tape is available for purchase from the IRE Resource Center. Contact us at (573) 882-3364 or [email protected]

    Tags: 4 pgs.

    By Chuck Goudie

    1997

  • Using CAR to organize your files

    Robertson's handout explains how journalists can use computer-assisted reporting to organize their files. Williams gives general tips on CAR for broadcasters, including a shopping list of necessary computer equipment. Heinbaugh's handouts include tips on presenting car stories on TV, a list of good databases for CAR stories and a description of how he covered the gas industry. Also includes Channel 15 Child Care Report and list of disciplined doctors in Arizona. Audio tape is available for purchase from the IRE Resource Center. Contact us at (573) 882-3364 or [email protected]

    Tags: Databases

    By Richard Robertson

    1997

  • Special issues fo broadcasters

    There is no handout for this session, but an audio tape is available for purchase from the IRE Resource Center. Contact us at (573) 882-3364 or [email protected] - ask for tape #57.

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    1997

  • Broadcasters search the web

    There is no handout for this session, but an audio tape is available for purchase from the IRE Resource Center. Contact us at (573) 882-3364 or [email protected] - ask for tape #26.

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    1997

  • Getting CAR started in Broadcast

    This handout provides an outline of the hardware, software and education necessary to get started with computer-assisted reporting. Also included are some tips for referencing and archiving data.

    Tags: CAR; broadcast

    By Paul Adrian

    1997

  • Investigative TV - More than hidden camera clips of investigative programs round the world

    This tipsheet "gives no solutions but hopefully acts as a springboard for a refreshing and lively debate on what should and can be done on television." Tipsheet includes brief descriptions of eight investigative television stories.

    Tags: investigative reporting; broadcast; television; tv; hidden camera; stories

    By Timo-Erkki Heino

    2003

  • Blind Justice: Who Killed Janie Fray?

    This package includes abstracts of this year's IRE broadcast award winners. These tapes and transcripts may be ordered separately through the Resource Center. It also includes Hansen's and Cramer's one-page summaries of how they conducted their investigations and Kalodimos' extensive file on her investigation Last Rites. Audio tape available through the IRE Resource Center at (573) 882-3364 or [email protected] ire.org. Ask for tape #IRE96-23.

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    By Rod Hansen

    1996

  • Freelancing: Tips for doing it profitably and ethically

    Only a handful of journalists have made a successful transition into broadcast freelancing. Gary and Kathy Wolff Scurka tell how they did it in this March/April 1996 issue of The IRE Journal -- Facing the Obstacle Course. Also included is Selcraig's 1992 Harper's article Bad Chemistry: How Reaganomics has Fueled Texas Plant Explosions. Audio tape available through the IRE Resource Center at (573) 882-3364 or [email protected] ire.org. Ask for tape #IRE96-72.

    Tags: Freelancing: Tips for doing it profitably and ethically 12 pgs.

    By Steve Weinberg; Bruce Selcraig; Gary Wolff Scurka; Kathy Wolff Scurka

    1996

  • Hidden cameras: Is there more to the broadcast story?

    There is no handout for this session, but an audio tape is available through the IRE Resource Center at (573) 882-3364 or [email protected] ire.org. Ask for tape #IRE96-66.

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    1996