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Thursday, November 16 • 11:15 - 12:30
Best Global Databases

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Commercial databases and subscription databases will be discussed, with tips on how to get access to them and how to use them. Also on the agenda, using data to tell stories about health, education, environment, gender and crime.

Tipsheet by Margot Williams

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Margot Williams

Research Editor for Investigations, The Intercept
Margot Williams is the Research Editor for Investigations at The Intercept. Her career at the Washington Post, New York Times, NPR, and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is one of the most respected in the investigative reporting world. She has pursued jihadis... Read More →

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Govind Ethiraj

Founder, IndiaSpend
Govindraj Ethiraj is a television & print journalist and founder & Managing Trustee of the award-winning www.indiaspend.org & www.factchecker.in, both public interest journalism efforts that use data to investigate and tell stories.  IndiaSpend is a member of the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and its content is now widely published and cited in Indian print, digital and television media.A career business journalist who has reported and written on Indian bu... Read More →
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Toby McIntosh

Resource Center Senior Advisor, Global Investigative Journalism Network
Toby McIntosh is a senior advisor for GIJN’s Resource Center, which provides online resources to journalists worldwide. He was the editor of FreedomInfo.org, (2010-2017) a nonprofit website based in Washington, D.C. that covers international transparency laws. He was with Blo... Read More →



Thursday November 16, 2017 11:15 - 12:30 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 4 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,