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Covering Big Agribusiness
October 3, 2014 - October 5, 2014$25.00
Hosted by: Minnesota Journalism Center, School of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota in collaboration with the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting and Investigative Reporters and Editors
This workshop will offer the basics in covering agribusiness and agriculture no matter what medium or what size newsroom you work in. The workshop will feature expert speakers, tip sheets, and hands on training in computer-assisted reporting and getting stories out of easy to use data. And don’t forget that this topic includes environment, energy and government coverage.
These sessions are designed for reporters, editors, and producers from small, midsize and large publications, TV, radio stations, Web-only news sites and news blogs. Freelancers, students and journalism educators are also encouraged to attend.
Join experienced trainers and a group of veteran reporters for our Watchdog Workshop Saturday, October 4. An opening night reception will take place Friday evening, October 3 beginning at 6 p.m.
Workshop Fees: (includes a one-year IRE membership, if you are a current IRE member, your membership will be extended by one year. Attendees must meet IRE membership terms)