Ida B. Wells Society Investigative Reporting Bootcamp: Seattle, WA

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The Seattle Times

1000 Denny Way

Seattle, WA 98109

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Journalists of all skill levels are invited to attend a two-day investigative reporting bootcamp with the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, brought to you by the The Seattle Times.

The training will cover everything from pitching and managing investigative projects, tips for turning a quick hit investigative story, getting public records, and developing sources.

Space is limited. Attendees must bring their own laptop for the two-day training.

Please contact idabwellssociety@hks.harvard.edu with any questions.

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Friday, July 12

8 - 8:30 am Registration

8:45 - 9:00 am Welcome and Workshop Overview

9:05 - 9:55 am How to develop investigations while still covering your beat

10 - 11:00 am Sourcing 101

11 - 11:15 am Break


11:15 am - 12:15 pm Interviewing for investigations

12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch

1:25 - 2:30 pm Paper Trails: Using State and Federal FOIA laws

2:30 - 2:45 pm Break


2:45 - 3:45 pm Investigating Homeland Security

3:45 - 4:45 pm How to Pitch and Manage a Project

4:45 - 5:15 pm Wrap Up

Saturday, July 13

8:45 - 9:00 am Welcome and Introduction to data journalism

9:05 am - 12:30 pm Hands on data journalism

12:30 - 12:45 pm Lunch Break

12:45 - 1:45 pm Hands on data journalism

1:45 - 2:00 pm Wrap-up

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The Seattle Times

1000 Denny Way

Seattle, WA 98109

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