Friday, November 17 • 09:00 - 10:15
Academic Papers: Social Media, Video Storytelling, Capacity Building

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

"Investigative Journalism in Sri Lanka: A Study on the Process and Effectiveness of Investigative Video Storytelling"
- Rasmin, MC/ S. Raguram/ M. Azad

 “The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: The Impacts of Social Media and Digital Technology on Journalism Quality in South African Newsrooms"
- Findlay, Sarah

 "Raking Muck and Raising Funds – Capacity Development Strategies for the Future of Investigative Journalism in Developing Countries"
- Lublinski, Jan/ Nadine Jurrat (presenting)/ Attila Mong

"Graph My Tender: Exploring Public Procurement Networks"
-.Homolova, Adriana

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Mark Feldstein

Professor, University of Maryland
Mark Feldstein spent twenty years as an award-winning on-air investigative correspondent at CNN, ABC News, and various local television stations.  He has been beaten up in the U.S., detained and censored by government authorities in Egypt, and escorted out of the country under armed... Read More →

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Sarah Findlay

Programme Co-ordinator, Media Monitoring Africa
Sarah is an ecologist by training but her work has always focused on the intersection of social justice and environmental sustainability. She completed her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees through Wits University where her Masters research examined the roles of local traditional... Read More →
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Adriana Homolova

Data journalist, Elvis
Adriana is a freelance data journalist based in The Netherlands. She is closely affiliated with Investico, a Dutch platform for investigative journalism and OneWorld, a magazine for sustainable living and global citizenship. Together with a couple of talented and fun people she also... Read More →
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Nadine Jurrat

Project Manager, DW Akademie
Nadine Jurrat is project manager at the Research and Evaluation department at DW Akademie, focusing on strategies and evaluations of DW Akademie’s projects and on research into media development topics. She has over 15 years of experience in international media development, focusing... Read More →
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Mohamed Azad Mohamed Mustaffa

Country Director, Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Mohamed Azad Mohamed Mustaffa is a human rights lawyer and currently working as a country representative for Institute for War & Peace Reporting. He is responsible for the country program of IWPR in Sri Lanka and is now managing a project to increase the capacity of journalists and... Read More →
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Dr. S. Raguram

Senior Lecturer, University of Jaffna
Dr S. Raguram is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna.
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M. C. Rasmin

Director/CEO, Foundation for Advancing Critical Thinking in South Asia (FACTS)
Dr. M. C. Rasmin is a highly accomplished media development expert with a specialized focus on free media, media and peacebuilding, media and gender, governance, and youth engagement within the context of inclusive democracy. With an extensive and impressive career, Dr. Rasmin has... Read More →

Friday November 17, 2017 09:00 - 10:15 PST
Wits Science Stadium - 2nd Floor, Room 205 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg