Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) will be offering their esteemed four-day, hands-on, computer-assisted reporting boot camp at Temple University from August 19th through the 22nd.
Support from the Center Public Interest journalism is making a bargain rate of $200 available for the workshop, which ordinarily costs $800 and requires a trip to Missouri.
According to IRE, participants will be introduced to analyzing data for stories with spreadsheets and database managers. In addition, they’ll learn ways to find data, craft open records requests and negotiate for electronic information.
Experienced IRE trainers will teach you how to summarize data using Microsoft Excel and query information using Structured Query Language in Microsoft Access. Please direct question to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is limited: Click here to Register now for IRE computer-assisted reporting boot camp at Temple University
About IRE: Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, newsgathering techniques and news sources.
IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country. Programs of IRE include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting, DocumentCloud and the Campus Coverage Project. Learn more about joining IRE and the benefits of membership.