Free computer-assisted reporting workshop in Phoenix July 18

Learn to use computer-assisted reporting to hold local businesses accountable during this free, daylong workshop, Accountability in Indian Country – Be a Better Business Watchdog, on July 18. Presented by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, this training kicks off the Native American Journalists Association’s annual convention in Phoenix and focuses on using Excel to power your reporting. The databases featured will be particularly relevant to those covering Indian Country, but the skills can be used with any database. Instructors include Jaimi Dowdell, training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors, and Dianna Hunt, watchdog editor for The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, La. Register at You do not have to register for the NAJA convention to attend.