Want to get more eyeballs to your stories? Writers and editors on a panel at FinCon 2014 say there are tried and true methods that give your pieces a better chance of going viral. The advice was offered up Friday (Sept. 19) at FinCon in New Orleans. FinCon is a national financial blogger conference that […]
“Mergers & Acquisitions 101″ was originally held on June 3, 2014.
Facebook and Instagram. Starbucks and Teavana. Verizon and Vodaphone. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) make for some of the most exciting stories in the 21st century newsroom.
“Shadow Money: Unraveling Political Nonprofits’ Spending” was originally held on May 14, 2014.
Politics is a big business. Not only is big money publicly shelled out to get candidates elected, but hundreds of millions are spent on a secret political game – the shadow money world dominated by mysterious, politically active nonprofits.
Investigating Government Contractors was originally held April 22, 2014.
Contractors have literally become a fourth branch of government. Name a government function, and it’s a good bet that it’s being carried out by a contractor, including national security, as we’ve seen with NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
This free workshop was originally held on Feb. 26, 2014, preceding the Investigative Reporters & Editors’ NICAR Conference in Baltimore. You can access all the materials from the workshop in this self-guided training. Learn techniques for digging – with an eye for fraud – into U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings and other disclosures.
The free, two-part webinar, Data Journalism 101, was originally held Oct. 22-23, 2013. Data Journalism 101 was later held as a three-hour, hands-on workshop at the Excellence in Journalism Conference in Nashville on Sept. 4, 2014. Materials for that session are listed below. Michael J. Berens won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting, and […]
This free, multi-session webinar, “SEC Filings Master Class,” will be held Oct. 8-10.
Covering public companies involves plowing through the documents they file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Have you ever wondered if you’re missing good stories because you don’t know where or what to look for?