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Saturday, October 10 • 16:00 - 17:00
FOIAs, RTIs, & Access to Information

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In this session you will learn tips and tricks to get information from various parts of the world. More than 100 countries now have freedom of information (FOI) and right-to-information (RTI) laws. The participants in this panel have broad experience creating, enforcing, and using these laws around the world. The panel features experts from East Asia, the United States, and Europe with first-hand experience in the rapidly changing field of FOI. 


Moderators
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Brigitte Alfter

Editor Europe, Journalismfund.eu
Journalist in Europe | | Co-founder of Journalismfund.eu, Dataharvest.eu, Wobbing.eu, Farmsubsidy.org, I-Scoop.org | | Member of www.icij.org, www.fuj.dk, www.netzwerkrecherche.de, www.journalistforbundet.dk | | Blogging at www.journalisten.dk | | Former Brussels correspondent at www.information.dk | | Read more on www.alfter.dk

Speakers
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Sheila S. Coronel

Academic dean, Columbia University
SHEILA S. CORONEL is academic dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She is concurrently also director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and Stabile professor of professional practice. She began her reporting career in the Philippines, and in 1989, cofounded the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism to promote investigative reporting on major social issues, including the military, poverty... Read More →
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Helen Darbishere

Founder / Director, Access Info Europe
Helen Darbishire is a founder and former chair of the Freedom of Information Advocates Network, which inaugurated the "International Right to Know Day" in 2002; the day is now celebrated around the world. Access Info Europe drafted the right to information indicators for the recently launched Open Government Partnership.Access Info Europe is a human rights organisation based in Madrid, which works to advance government transparency at the... Read More →
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Emilia Díaz-Struck

Research Editor, ICIJ / Freelance
Emilia Díaz-Struck is the lead researcher for ICIJ's cross-border investigations. She is a professor of journalism at the Central University of Venezuela, and also co-founded Venezuelan news website Armando.info. Emilia has been a contributor for the Washington Post, and has also written for the magazine Poder y Negocios and Venezuelan newspapers El Universal and El Mundo. She was previously the investigative reporting coordinator at the Press... Read More →
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Kevin Goldberg

Lawyer, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C
Kevin M. Goldberg is a Member of the law firm of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C in Arlington, Virginia. He helped GIJN drafted its Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws and obtain its tax exempt status but his primary areas of expertise are First Amendment, Freedom of Information Act, and intellectual property issues. Kevin serves as both counselor to and advocate for several major press organizations including the American Society of News... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 16:00 - 17:00
Weidemann 5 (Presentations/Panels)

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