Monthly Archives: July 2014

Jul 23

People Finders: Backgrounding People

At #IRE14 I picked up some great tips for how to background people, or confirm they are who they say they are (or whom you think they are).  Here are 5 good ones: LICENSING: Many professions are licensed. BRB Publications … Read More

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Jul 15

Get Ready To Cover Politics and Ad Spending

We have a highly contested Congressional seat here in New York’s 24th District and pundits are predicting the ad spending might top the record $9 million spent two years ago.  You can trace some of this TV spending.  Here is one … Read More

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Jul 07

Five More Tips from #IRE

Here are five more tips from the Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference: In a breaking news situation, use to keep track of where all your reporters are and to keep them organized. Designed for families, but who says newsrooms … Read More

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