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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
A former reporter for the BBC, Kunda Dixit is the founder and editor of Nepali Times, and former chairman of the Centre for Investigative Journalism in Kathmandu. He has written several books, amongst them 'Dateline Earth' on environmental journalism and 'A People War', a trilogy of photo books on the Nepal conflict.Twitter... 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. She specialises in corruption in the Ukrainian Army, security sector and oil and gas market. She is a member of YanukovychLeaks team that recovered thousands of documents left behind by... 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 history of the genre in Canada – Behind the Headlines: A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada, published by Oxford University Press. He is currently the managing editor for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Manitoba, which includes supervising an enterprise and investigative team for the CBC network. | | Twitter... Read More →
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Sanne Terlingen

Investigative Journalist, OneWorld & Argos (VPRO)
Sanne Terlingen is an investigative journalist reporting on migration, people smuggling, human trafficking, the war on terror and the long arm of the Eritrean regime in Europe. She currently works for OneWorld (magazine and online) and Argos (the main investigative programme on... Read More →


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

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