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Saturday, November 18 • 10:45 - 12:00
Investigative Journalism in Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania

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Journalism professors from around the world present papers on various aspects of investigative reporting. This session includes: 

"Challenges Confronting Investigative Journalism in Saudi Arabia"
- Almania, Ali

"Investigative journalism in the post-truth era: Views from Mauritius"
- Chenganna, Azhagan

"Challenges of doing investigative journalism in Tanzania: How do you swim with sharks without being swallowed?"
- Mwita, Geoge PN

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Deborah Nelson

Associate Professor of Investigative Journalism, University of Maryland
Deb Nelson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who does and teaches investigative reporting. Most recently, she co-authored award-winning series for Reuters on superbugs and rising sea levels. Her students’ project on human trafficking was recognized as the best college journalism in the nation last year by the Society of Professional Journalists. She is launching a new "Investigative Bureau" at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism to produce in... Read More →

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A Almania

Lecturer at Media & Communication College, Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud University
Ali Mohammed Al-Mania is a lecturer at the Department of Press and E-Publishing at Media & Communication College in Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University. He has been a journalist for Riyadh Newspaper from 2003, up to date. He is also rector for the Media Advisory for Al-Imam... Read More →
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Azhagan Chenganna

Lecturer in Media Studies, University of Mauritius
Azhagan Chenganna is Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Mauritius. He teaches in the fields of journalism including modules of reporting and writing and advanced reporting. He has previously worked as a journalist in a Sunday newspaper in Mauritius. His interests are... Read More →
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George Nsorani Mwita

Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, Tanzania Media Foundation
Dr. George N. Mwita holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He also holds a Master of Science in Applied Statistics and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (statistics) and Computer Science from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and technology... Read More →

Saturday November 18, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 PST
Wits Science Stadium - 2nd Floor, Room 205 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg