Watchdog seminar in St. Louis


Mid-America Press Institute and Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. will hold a one-day Watchdog Journalism seminar Sept. 26 at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Mark Horvit, executive director of IRE, will lead sessions on “Web for Watchdogs,” “Key Documents You Can’t Live Without,” “Open Records,” and “Quick-Hit Watchdog Investigations.”

The workshop will begin with registration at 9 a.m. followed by the seminar from 10 to 3 p.m. Registration is $40 and includes lunch.

Those interested in attending can register with John Ryan, executive director of MPI, via email at or (217) 581-7939.