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Thursday, November 16 • 15:45 - 17:00
Ethics for Investigators

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As investigative reporters we focus on exposing individuals and organizations who break society’s ethical compacts. Yet essential practices such as undercover reporting, soliciting leaks and whistleblowers, and protecting sources - and investigative zeal in general - all require careful calibration of a journalist’s own ethical compass. This provocative panel will consider how investigative journalists around the world navigate ethical dilemmas, shaped by the particular pressures and conditions of their regions. 

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Bruce Shapiro

Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, USA
Bruce Shapiro is Executive Director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism encouraging innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide. An award-winning reporter on human rights, criminal justice... Read More →

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Ying Chan

Professor, Hong Kong University
Ying Chan is an editorial and media consultant, China expert, educator and journalist, and e-learning advocate. She is the founding director and professor (1999-2016) of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong, and the founding dean (2003-2011) of the journalism school at Shantou University in China. Under her leadership, the JMSC became the hub of pan-Asian journalism serving to promoting journalism standards, freedom of expression and digital innovation... Read More →
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Thanduxolo Jika

Senior Investigative Journalist, Sunday Times
Thanduxolo Jika is a multi-award winning senior investigation journalist with the Sunday Times. He has won top investigations awards including CNN African Journalist of the Year and the Taco Kuiper for his work in the Marikana massacre and the State Capture respectively. He has... Read More →

Thursday November 16, 2017 15:45 - 17:00 PST
Wits Science Stadium - 2nd Floor, Room 207 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,