Saturday, November 18 • 09:00 - 10:15
Undercover Reporting

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When is undercover reporting justified? What are the risks? How far should we go and what can happen if you are caught? What are the best techniques? This panel will explore the methods and the stories that great undercover investigative work can bring. To maximize a story's impact, gather evidence, and confront criminals and liars, hidden cameras and fake identities may be the only way. But does this damage the journalist's credibility? Should undercover work be the first resort or the last? Come hear three compelling case studies from India, Mongolia and Nigeria.

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Jean-Philippe Ceppi

Senior Producer, Radio Television Suisse
Jean-Philippe Ceppi is executive producer for the investigative show Temps Présent, of Switzerland Public Television.

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Lkhagva Erdene

Executive Producer of News, MongolTV
Lkhagva is an investigative reporter with MongolTV. He runs all things journalism at the Mongolian broadcaster from social media to prime time news. Here is a snapshot into Mongolian media and MongolTV journalism from Lkhagva's perspective: http://thediplomat.com/2016/06/media-i... Read More →
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'Fisayo Soyombo

Editor and Investigative Journalist, Consultancy
Investigative journalist ‘Fisayo Soyombo was pioneer Editor of TheCable. He is also a former Editor of the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), and the immediate past Managing Editor of SaharaReporters.Soyombo believes journalism is not just a profession but... Read More →

Saturday November 18, 2017 09:00 - 10:15 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 3 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,