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NECIR to host one-day watchdog reporting workshop

NECIR is hosting a one-day watchdog reporting workshop on Thursday, November 12 at the Portland Press Herald offices in Portland, Maine. The instructors, Beth Daley and Jenifer McKim, are veteran investigative reporters who will help you take the methods they’ve learned and apply them to your own work.

Topics covered include:

  • The big picture of investigative reporting
  • Brainstorming story ideas
  • Mining the Internet to investigate individuals, businesses and nonprofits
  • Digging deep into the environment
  • Anatomy of a story
  • Computer-assisted reporting
  • Using public records law
  • The art of the interview

For more information and to register, call NECIR at 617-353-5391 or email jsaftel@bu.edu.

 

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