Friday, November 17 • 09:00 - 10:15
Startups and Innovations

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The old media models of financing, production, and distribution are gone. What is taking their place? What are the new models that will support investigative journalism? Are online platforms the solution? Nonprofits with donations and memberships? Data-centric projects? What can investigative journalists learn from documentary production studios? These four entreprenurial journalists -- from Kenya, South Africa, Tunisia and the UK -- are on the cutting-edge of the new media economy. 

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Reg Chua

Chief Operating Officer, Reuters News
Reg Chua has been a journalist for more than a quarter of a century, working in print, electronic media, television and radio. He’s currently Chief Operating Officer, Reuters News at Thomson Reuters, based in New York. From July 2009 to March 2011, he was Editor-in-Chief of th... Read More →

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Justin Arenstein

Founder / CEO, Code for Africa (CfA) // African Digital Democracy Observatory (ADDO)
JUSTIN ARENSTEIN is founder / CEO of Africa's largest federation of civic technology and open data laboratories, Code for Africa (CfA).He is also co-director of the continent's largest forensic technology / digital security lab for investigative watchdogs, at the African Network of... Read More →
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Monia Ben Hamadi

Editor in Chief, Inkyfada
Monia Ben Hamadi is editor in chief at Inkyfada and a project leader at Media Ownership Monitor Tunisia.Twitter: @MoniaBH
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Kassim Mohamed

Investigative reporter, Africa Uncensored
Kassim Mohamed is a Nairobi based investigative journalist and one of the directors at Africa Uncensored (AUC). Before joining AUC, Kassim worked for Kenya Television Network (KTN) as a producer of Investigations and Special projects where he was involved in a number of documentaries... Read More →
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Rachel Oldroyd

Managing Editor, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Rachel Oldroyd joined the Bureau as deputy editor shortly after its launch in 2010 and has led many of the organisation’s key projects. Before joining the Bureau she spent 13 years at the Mail on Sunday, where she launched the award-winning Reportage section in Live magazine. The... Read More →

Friday November 17, 2017 09:00 - 10:15 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 3 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,