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Citizen investigations

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December 14, 2020


December 16, 2020






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Citizen investigations

Journalists don't have any special access to information or officials, but they've developed methods for investigating government actions. This course will introduce students to the open sources that reporters use, and how to obtain documents and data using freedom of information laws, while providing a strategy for conducting an investigation.

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Session Details:

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 9:00am-11:00am

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 9:00am-11:00am

Participants Welcomed:

Open to students interested in learning investigative techniques used by journalists


Sarah Cohen