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Thursday, November 16 • 11:15 - 12:30
Teaching Methodology in Data & Investigative Journalism

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Journalism professors from around the world present papers on various aspects of investigative reporting. This session includes:

"The Vast and the Curious: Teaching Investigative Journalism in a Diverse Dubai"
- Bahrani, Yasmine

"A Successful Method of Teaching Top-Notch Investigative Journalism"
- Desormeaux, Parra Paulette

"Data-driven journalism: Visualizing the lie versus revealing the truth"
- Salazar, Milagros

"News Bot for the Newsroom: How Building Data Quality Indicators can support journalistic projects relying on real-time open data"
- Dierickx, Laurence

Moderators
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Anton Harber

Professor, Journalism and Media Studies, University of the Witwatersrand
Anton Harber is Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. His research interests include journalism; media; and history of South African media. Harber is the Founding Editor of the Mail & Guardian newspaper (previously known as... Read More →

Speakers
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Yasmine Bahrani

Assistant Professor, American University in Dubai
A former journalist, Yasmine Bahrani worked at some of the top newsrooms in the field, including Reuters and the Washington Post in Washington, D.C. Her stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in English, French, and Arabic in such publications as the Washington Post, the Los Angeles... Read More →
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Laurence Dierickx

PhD Student, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Laurence Dierickx is journalist and developer, working as professional for fifteen years. After obtaining a master degree in Science and Technology of Information and Communication (Université Libre de Bruxelles), she has started a doctoral research project about how the automat... Read More →
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Paulette Desormeaux Parra

Journalist and academic, Pontificia Universidad Católica
Paulette is an investigative journalist, Master ́s in Media and Journalism withinGlobalization, specialized in Public Sphere. She teaches investigative journalism at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and is the Journalistic Director of Base Pública, a new not-for-profit... Read More →
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Milagros Salazar

Director, Convoca
Investigative journalist and university professor specializing in database use. Director of investigative nonprofit newsroom Convoca based in Lima and member of The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). She is coordinador of Investiga Lava Jato (Investigate Lava Jato), a cross-border project with 20 journalists from 11 countries in America Latina y Africa to develop and disseminate in-depth reports on a corruption scheme that has spread in the world. Milagros has worked as a reporter and editor in various national-circulation daily newspapers in Peru, including La... Read More →


Thursday November 16, 2017 11:15 - 12:30
Wits Science Stadium - 2nd Floor, Room 205 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg

Attendees (77)