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Conference will focus on investigative business reporting skills

August 25, 2008

Top business reporters will share tips, insight and strategies for investigating companies, corporations, government contractors and much more when Investigative Reporters and Editors and the Lorana Sullivan Foundation host a two-day workshop in New York City on Sept. 20-21.

IRE logoGain the tools you need to dig into tax scandals, the foreclosure crisis, corporate secrets and many more topics during the Investigative Reporting on Business and Finance Conference, which will also offer training in computer-assisted reporting and researching businesses and corporations. All sessions will take place at Columbia University.Â

Here is a partial list of expected speakers (for updates, go to the Web link below):

David Cay Johnston, author; Walt Bogdanich, The New York Times; Andrew Leckey, director of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism; Mark Maremont, The Wall Street Journal; Chris Roush, director, Carolina Business News Initiative at UNC-Chapel Hill; Cheryl Phillips, Seattle Times; Margot Williams, The New York Times; Glenn Simpson, The Wall Street Journal; Harvy Lipman, The Record; David Marchant, OffshoreAlert; Robert O’Harrow, The Washington Post; Vikas Bajaj, The New York Times; Michael Gillard, freelance investigative journalist; Gavin MacFadyen, Center for Investigative Journalism; Michelle Leder, Footnoted.org ; Andrew Lehren, The New York Times; Aron Pilhofer, nytimes.com; Maurice Tamman, The Wall Street Journal; and Tim Henderson, The Journal News.

For more information about this training or to register, please visit http://www.ire.org/training/cij/.

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