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Horvit to lead Watchdog Journalism seminar

March 12, 2013

Mark Horvit, executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc., will lead a one-day seminar on Watchdog Mark HorvitJournalism April 25 at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 333 W. State St., Milwaukee.

Horvit, who also teaches investigative journalism as an associate professor at the University of Missouri, will lead sessions on “Web for Watchdogs,” Key Documents You Can’t Live Without,” “Open Records,” and “Quick-hit Watchdog Investigations.”

Before joining IRE, Horvit was projects editor at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He also has worked on projects teams at newspapers in Texas, North Carolina, Missouri and Florida.

Registration for the one-day workshop is just $40 and includes lunch. Registration can be made by emailing John Ryan, executive director of Mid-America Press Institute, at or by calling 217.581.7939.

Mid-America Press Institute and the Wisconsin Newspaper Association are co-sponsoring the one-day workshop along with the IRE and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The workshop will begin with registration at 9 a.m. April 25 and conclude by 3 p.m.

Those needing to stay over can get the Journal Sentinel’s corporate rate at The Hyatt Milwaukee, 333 W, Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee, Wis., 414.276.1234, by telling them you are part of the seminar at the Journal Sentinel.


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