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Saturday, November 18 • 15:45 - 17:00
Covering Corruption

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No issue cuts across social and economic lines like corruption. Payoffs, conflicts-of-interest, and corrupt practices contribute not only to an unfair playing field but also to poor development, environmental destruction, and organized crime. In its various forms, corruption is perhaps the number one issue faced by journalists. Here are four leading journalists who have investigated extensively on the topic. They'll talk about what techniques they use to follow the money, develop sources, and publish stories that corrupt officials thought would never appear.


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Eva Jung

Investigative journalist, Berlingske
Eva Jung has been working with the investigative team at the daily Berlingske in Copenhagen, Denmark, since 2011. | | She sits on boards of The Danish Association for Investigative Journalism, The Global Investigative Journalism Network as well as the advisory board for Jo... Read More →

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Musab AL-Shawabkeh

editor, ARIJ
Musab Shawabkeh works as an editor at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ). He previously headed the investigations department at Radio Al-Balad. He has produced cutting edge investigations in print, radio and video form, tackling sensitive issues such as profiteering medical doctors who exploit autistic children, newspapers that print vague employment ads dragging females into prostitution, teachers facilitating cheating at national high school exams, and the plight of Syrian refugees in Jordan. Shawabkeh has sued three serving ministers over the past two years for refusing to divulge information in line with the 2007 law guaranteeing the right to access public information.Twitter... Read More →
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Roman Anin

Editor, Novaya Gazeta
Roman Anin is a Russian journalist who started his career in 2006 when he became a reporter of the Moscow paper Novaya Gazeta. Until 2008 Roman worked in the sport section, specialising on sport investigations (fixed matches, corruption etc.). In August 2008 he was sent to cover the war in South Ossetia, and once back from the war he was offered to move to the investigative section of the paper. Today he is a special reporter of investigative section, specialised on economical and financial investigations. Moreover, Roman takes also part in cross-border investigations with... Read More →
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Dino Jahic

Editor-in-Chief, Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia
Dino Jahic has been editor-in-chief of the Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia (CINS) since 2015. He oversees a team of six reporters, who won six prestigious awards in 2017, including European Press Prize for investigative reporting, and World Justice Project’s Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism. Dino worked as investigative journalist and editor in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina for ten years, cooperating among others with OCCRP and writing about cross-border crime, drug trafficking, embezzlement of public funds and other corruption and organized crime related topics. His story on buying fake awards with taxpayers’ money was awarded as the best 2014 online investigation in Serbia, while he was a finalist for the same award three more times. He won several international fellowships, including Economic and Political Reporting from Southeast Europe, run by Thomson Reuters and Robert Bosch foundations; and Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, where he was awarded for uncovering corruption in Bosnian and Serbian universities. He holds trainings for journalists, and cooperates with several international and regional organizations, including Thomson Reuters Foundation, Freedom House and Mediacentar Sarajevo. | Twitter... Read More →
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Boyoung Lim

Reporter, Korea Centre for Investigative Journalism
Boyoung Lim is an ex-police officer with a focus on cybercrime investigation and international relations. She now seeks justice through anti-corruption and human rights investigation with her role as reporter with Newstapa, the Korea Centre for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ). She recently participated in... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 15:45 - 17:00
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 1 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,

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