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Friday, August 12 • 10:00am - 11:30am
From Flint to Justice Scalia's Secret Society: How to Request, Vet and Analyze Public Records

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Public records are a crucial part of reporting, whether you're writing about crime, business, government or even Hollywood. But sometimes, the public records process can seem daunting or confusing. We will demystify the process and go over real-world examples where journalists used public records in a limited amount of time to tell important stories.

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Michelle Lee

Reporter, The Washington Post
Michelle Ye Hee Lee is a reporter at The Washington Post, and writes for The Fact Checker column. Prior to joining the Post in 2014, she was government accountability reporter at the Arizona Republic in Phoenix, Arizona. She is senior vice president of AAJA.

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Amy Brittain

Investigative Reporter, The Washington Post
Amy was a part of The Washington Post team that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting for their series on police shootings. Prior to joining The Post, Amy worked as an investigative reporter at The Star-Ledger. She won the 2010 George Polk Award for Metropolitan Reporting for a series on police officers and firefighters abusing anabolic steroids and human growth hormone.
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Candice Choi

Reporter, Associated Press
Candice Choi is the food industry reporter for The Associated Press, based in New York City. She covers major publicly traded companies including Coca-Cola, McDonald's and PepsiCo. In addition to covering breaking news, she writes about how food makers influence how people think about healthy eating.
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Emmanuel Martinez

Data Reporter, Reveal/CIR
Emmanuel Martinez is a data reporter for Reveal. A graduate of UC Irvine, Martinez received his master’s degree from the University of Southern California, where he studied radio and data journalism. Prior to joining Reveal, he interned for KPCC, the Los Angeles NPR affiliate, where he helped reporters acquire, clean and analyze data.

Friday August 12, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am

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