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Saturday, November 18 • 14:00 - 15:15
Journalists as Detectives

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In many cases, investigative journalists have more in common with smart police detectives and prosecutors than with beat reporters churning out two stories a day. Here are some remarkable examples of journalists putting on their detective hats and solving crimes that were overlooked, ignored, or bungled by law enforcement. From the murders of indigenous women in Canada to the brutal car bombing of a journalist in Ukraine, be prepared to be impressed by the forensic work done by these reporters. 

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Kunda Dixit

Editor and Publisher, Nepali Times
Kunda Dixit is the Editor and Publisher of Nepali Times, a weekly English language newspaper in Kathmandu. He writes about the media’s interface with climate, conflict, and communications. He is the author of the media textbook, Dateline Earth: Journalism As If the Planet Mattered... Read More →

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Anna Babinets

editor, OCCRP
Based in Kiev, Ukraine, Anna Babinets is a reporter for and co-founder of the independent investigative journalism agency Slidstvo.Info. Since 2015, she has worked as a regional editor for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), an investigative reporting platform... Read More →
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Cecil Rosner

Managing Editor, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Cecil Rosner has been a professional journalist in Canada for the last four decades, concentrating for most of that time on reporting and supervising investigative journalism projects. He has taught the principles of investigative journalism widely, and is the author of the definitive... Read More →
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Sanne Terlingen

Founder, Lost in Europe
Sanne Terlingen is an award winning investigative journalist from The Netherlands, specialized in organized sexual violence, (early childhood) trauma, migration, people smuggling and trafficking. She currently works as head of investigations at Lost in Europe, a cross border investigative... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 14:00 - 15:15 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 1 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,