Spotting the Red Flags: How to Verify Information

About this product

Recognize the red flags of journalism.

Type: Webinar

Originally Broadcast On: March 03, 2016

Time Estimate: One hour.

$29.95

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Description

Editors and writers need a dose of skepticism with the work they produce.

In this webinar, learn how to recognize the details that require a closer look, what questions to ask and where to find some of the best resources to verify information–all while time is at a premium.

WHAT WILL I LEARN:

  • How to recognize the red flags in writing that require a closer look
  • Where to find the best verification resources, both online and in print
  • How to determine whether a resource is reliable
  • What are best practices for using accuracy checks

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE:

Editors, reporters, producers and other communications professionals who have to verify information as part of their work.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Gerri Berendzen

Gerri Berendzen (https://twitter.com/gerrrib?lang=en) is Knight Visiting News Editor at the Columbia Missourian and a visiting assistant professor on the print and digital news faculty at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.