WSJ's Theo Francis

WSJ’s Theo Francis

Theo Francis, a Wall Street Journal investigative reporter, will be co-instructing a free seminar on February 27th in Baltimore entitled “Detecting Corporate Fraud.” Participants will learn where to look in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings and other disclosures to quickly identify trouble spots and how to recognize when crucial details are missing. Francis -who has spent more than 8 years covering hospitals, insurance, retirements, and pensions for WSJ, and teaches journalism at the University of Maryland , will be joined by Roddy Boyd, an investigative reporter and founder of the Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation (SIRF).The seminar is being organized by the Donald Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism -a project of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. To sign up, go here.

WHAT: Free Seminar -”Detecting Corporate Fraud”

WHO: Theo Francis of WSJ, Roddy Boyd of SIRF, and the Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism

WHEN: February 26, 2 -5 PM

WHERE: Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, 110 S. Eutaw St., Baltimore, MD