PCLI presents investigative reporting workshop

The Press Club of Long Island is hosting an Investigative Reporting Workshop on March 6 in the auditorium at Newsday.

The program features Christopher Twarowski of Long Island Press, and Adam Playford from Newsday.

Pizza will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the program will kick off at 7 p.m.

Newsday is located at 235 Pinelawn Rd., Melville, N.Y. 11747.

Part 1: Investigative Journalism 101, with Christopher Twarowski, Long Island Press

Part I includes a segement on basic shoe-leather fundamentals to help any journalist uncover the truth, regardless of beat or experience.

Christopher Twarowski is editor in chief of the Long Island Press. A dual graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism with a specialization in investigative journalism and concentration in business and economics, he has written for the Washington Post, is a three-time recipient of PCLI’s Robert W. Greene Public Service Award, and has earned more than 100 local, state and national journalism awards and distinctions.

Adam Playford, Newsday

Adam Playford, Newsday

Part II: Prove Your Stories With Data, with Adam Playford, Newsday

Data can help you unlock important stories – cutting through the he-said/she-said to bring you closer to the truth. Learn how free online tools like Google Spreadsheets and Fusion Tables can help you break great stories and map out the skills you’ll need to find even better ones down the road.

Adam Playford is a reporter, programmer and data spet on Newsday’s investigations team. Previously he held the same job at the Palm Beach Post. He graduated from New York University, where he studied computer-assisted reporting and was the editor of the student newspaper.

The program is free but pre-registration is requested by emailing PressClubofLI@gmail.com.

Questions, contact Bill Bleyer at bill.bleyer@newsday.com.

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  1. vibroplex says:

    The Investigative Reporting Workshop is a nonprofit, investigative news organization focusing on significant issues of public concern.

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