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Investigative Story Ideas For Small Newspapers

Recorded on November 16, 2012

Original enterprise news exists in plenty of small towns and counties. Your newspaper can secure its position as a community leader when you tell your readers about it, using investigative reporting that is achievable with small staffs. This session shows techniques, habits and practices to help you identify explanatory and investigative stories that give meaning to ongoing controversies, issues, government actions and decisions you are covering.

Archive Viewing Fee: $35

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The Presenters … 

Stephen J. Berry, co-founder, former interim executive director-editor and advisor for the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, is a journalism professor at the University of Iowa, teaching introductory, intermediate and investigative reporting and writing to undergraduates and graduate-level courses on reporting and contemporary problems in journalism. He is the author of the book,“Watchdog Journalism: The Art of Investigative Reporting” and former reporters at the Los Angeles Times and the Orlando Sentinel, where Berry and his reporting partner won a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.