Reynolds Center offers free training


The Donald W. Rey­nolds National Center for Business Journalism offers free train­ing in investigative business journalism for fall 2013.

Course offerings will in­clude Securities and Ex­­change Commission-document digging, social-media sourc­ing, and other topics. The online and in-person sessions are taught by award-winning jour­nalists and professors.

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Learn in one hour a day with these free webinars:

• SEC Filings Master Class: Oct. 8-10, with founder Michelle Leder.

• Data Journalism 101: Oct. 22-23, with Pulitzer winner Michael J. Berens of The Seattle Times.

• Sourcing with Social Media – Tips from a Corporate Sleuth: Nov. 13, with competitive-intelligence expert Sean Campbell.

• The Fracking Revolu­tion – Finding Energy Stories Everywhere: Dec. 4, with NPR’s Marilyn Geewax.

Free workshops this fall include:

• Phoenix: Account­ability in Indian Country: Be a Better Business Watchdog, July 18, with investigative reporters and editors training director Jaimi Dowdell.

• Madison, Wis.: Find­ing Your Best Investiga­tive Business Story, Sept. 28, with Northwestern University Professor Alec Klein.

Apply for fellowships for seminars in Phoenix Jan. 2-5:

• Strictly Financials Seminar: For journalists seeking to master financial statements and SEC documents.

• Business Journalism Professors Seminar: For prospective professors who want to teach an under­graduate class in business journalism.

In addition to live training, journalists can find information any time at Business­ through free self-guided training, beat ideas and daily coverage tips.