Sunday, November 19 • 10:45 - 12:00
Lightning Round: Great Stories You've Never Heard Of

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In this popular session, journalists present favorite investigative stories in a short format -- just five to seven minutes per presentation. Come hear about gutsy investigations that your colleagues have done across the world.  

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Jan Gunnar Furuly

Journalist, Aftenposten
Jan Gunnar Furuly works as a journalist in daily Aftenposten, Oslo, Norway. His main topics at the moment are defence and security stories. He worked as OSINT researcher at the joint project Faktisk Verifiserbar in 2022. He is former member and chair of the SKUP board. Twice he was... Read More →

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Asaad Alzalazlee

Investigative journalist, Beladi TV
Asaad Zalzalee, from Iraq, won the 2017 Samir Kassir Award for Press Freedom in the Audiovisual News Report category for stories exposing how corruption in the award of contracts to private and public companies in Iraq has blocked access to schools for thousands of children.
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Meirion Jones

Investigations Editor, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Won Scoop of the Year for investigation of paedophile Jimmy Savile in UK, Daniel Pearl award for pollution by Trafigura in Ivory Coast. Exposed bogus bomb detectors scandal in Iraq, vulture funds in Africa & deception by UK tabloid journalist Mazher Mahmoud (the Fake Sheikh). Previously... Read More →
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Sungsoo Kim

Reporter, Korea Centre for Investigative Journalism
Sungsoo Kim is a Newstapa reporter since March 2014. He is focused on the field of diplomacy and security. He was previously at OBS.
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Goran Lefkov

Journalist, Scoop Macedonia
Goran Lefkov is a journalist at SCOOP Macedonia.
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Rosemary Nwaebuni

Features Editor, Delta Printing and Publishing Company Ltd,
Rosemary Nwaebuni is an investigative journalist with The Pointer Newspaper in Nigeria. She is driven by a passion to expose societal ills and bring perpetrators to justice.  She has worked with Insight TWI/Africa Investigates to expose the activities of Nigeria's fake doctors and... Read More →
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Ritu Sarin

Executive Editor (News and Investigations), Indian Express
Been in the news business for over three decades; handling investigations for The Indian Express for two decades; ICIJ member for over a decade. Awarded Ramnath Goenka and Prem Bhatia awards. Specializations: strategic affairs, corruption and money laundering/black money. Handled... Read More →
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Makoto Watanabe

Editor-in-Chief, Waseda Chronicle, Insutitute for journalism, Waseda University
Makoto Watanabe is editor-in-chief of the Waseda Chronicle, a nonprofit investigative journalism organization in Japan. He was one of the journalists who involved in the Promethean investigation - a series of reports on the Fukushima disaster which suggested that the workers of the... Read More →

Sunday November 19, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 1 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,