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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, The Intercept
Margot Williams is an investigative researcher at The Intercept, previously at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), NPR, The New York Times and the Washington Post. She has pursued jihadists online and detainees who died in U.S. immigration detention, investigated war contractors and followed the money (and priva... 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 Director, Global Investigative Journalism Network
Toby McIntosh is director of the Resource Center at the Global Investigative Journalism Network. He is also editor of FreedomInfo.org, a nonprofit website based in Washington, D.C., that covers international transparency laws. After 39 years as a reporter and editor at Bloomberg BNA, he semi-retired in 2014. With a long-standing interest in transparency, McIntosh has filed numerous U.S. FOI requests and written ab... Read More →

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