Social Media Week - Investigative Reporting For The Web: Is Anything Different?
Moderated by Mark Schoofs, BuzzFeed Investigations Editor
Tuesday Feb 18th 5:30-6:30 PM
BuzzFeed NYC HQ
200 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Investigative reporting is undergoing a renaissance, especially on the web, as organizations from ProPublica to the Huffington Post to BuzzFeed invest in investigative reporting, and as all news outlets increasingly rely on readers to share their biggest stories on Twitter and Facebook.
But when investigative stories move from paper to screen, what, if anything changes? How do new data and visualization tools affect storytelling? Should investigative reports read the same online as in print?
Julia Angwin, ProPublica
Megan Twohey, Reuters
Bart Gellman, Washington Post