New York - IRE Ethnic Media Watchdog Workshop - April 8-9, 2011

New York - IRE Ethnic Media Watchdog Workshop - April 8-9, 2011

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 Join IRE 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.

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Expected Speakers

Sharpen your skills, learn new approaches to news gathering and add depth to your reporting through IRE’s Ethnic Media Watchdog Workshop.

Veteran journalists from The New York Times, ProPublica, El Nuevo Herald/The Miami Herald and IRE’s training staff will present sessions on topics getting information from the police and other government officials, filing open records requests, tackling immigration topics, and much more. We’ll also offer sessions that help you incorporate audio, video and blogging into your reporting arsenal.


Professional journalists $25; Students $10. Fees include a one-year IRE membership.

Early registration has closed. Please print out a copy of the PDF registration form and register at the workshop. Do not fax in registration forms.
Registration form (pdf)

Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be sent via e-mail to Amy Johnston, There is a $10 processing fee for professionals and $5 for students for cancellations until the day before the event. Refunds will not be given for cancellations on the day of, or after, the event.

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 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 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