New York Ethnic Media Watchdog Workshop April 16-17, 2010

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Join us for an exciting program funded by the Ford Foundation and in collaboration with New York Community Media Alliance and New America Media. This workshop will be presented by Investigative Reporters and Editors and hosted by The New York Times.

Preliminary Schedule

Expected Speakers

Ethnic media workshops help journalists sharpen their skills, learn new approaches and add depth to their reporting. Award-winning journalists from around the country volunteer their time to provide training on topics such as the 2010 census, criminal justice, the economy, immigration and local government. Hands-on spreadsheet software training also will be offered.

Journalists leave the workshops armed with information about documents, databases and sources that they can begin using immediately to produce high-impact enterprise and investigative stories. Participants also receive a complimentary one-year IRE membership, which enables them to access thousands of journalism tip sheets and other training materials for continuing professional development.

Participants will be better equipped to provide enhanced coverage of their communities, benefiting audiences that are growing in size and influence across the United States.


To receive complimentary registration for this event , which includes a one year IRE membership complete the PDF registration form and fax it to 573-882-5431. (Available for the first 40 registrants.)

Download the complimentary registration form here.

Optional Computer-Assisted Reporting Training

Attend this hands-on workshop and learn how to use Excel spreadsheets for deadline and beat reporting on budgets, salaries, and Census data. Also learn how to dig deeper using the Internet and find valuable datasets for your stories.

This optional session is Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Advance registration is required. There are no additional fees for to attend this training.


The New York Times
620 8th Avenue
New York City, NY 10018