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Thursday, October 8 • 12:30 - 13:30
Lightning Round: Visualization

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Discover visual investigative journalism from around the world in this session. Each participant got 5 minutes to present their project. If anyone spends more time, the session manager will abrubtly be calling the next project to the podium. Be inspired, and join for a fun and inspirational session.


Moderators
avatar for Jennifer LaFleur

Jennifer LaFleur

Senior Editor, Center of Investigative Reporting
Jennifer LaFleur is senior editor for data journalism at The Center for Investigative Reporting. Previously, she was the director of computer-assisted reporting at ProPublica and has held similar roles at The Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She was the first training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors. She has won awards for her coverage of disability, legal and open... Read More →

Speakers
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Islam Alzeny

TV producer and journalist, Freelance - Thomson Reuters
Islam Alzeny is a TV producer, Investigative reporter and journalist interested in corruption and human rights issues . He has five years of work experience in several media organizations, including international and local television channels and newspapers. Alzeny is also the founder and executive director of “A Corruption Free Society” which has been selected as the best innovative social project to combat corruption in the Middle East... Read More →
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Natalia Antelava

Journalist and editor, Coda Story
A co-founder of Coda, Natalia is an Emmy-nominee and award winning journalist. Natalia is originally from Tbilisi, Georgia where she is currently based. She started her career freelancing in West Africa but has since been BBC’s resident correspondent in the Caucasus, Central Asia, Middle East, Washington DC and most recently India. She has reported undercover from Burma, Yemen and Uzbekistan and her investigations into human rights... Read More →
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Rodrigo Burgarelli

Data Journalist, O Estado de S. Paulo
Rodrigo Burgarelli is a half-journalist half-programmer, working hard on becoming better on both. He works at O Estado de S. Paulo, in the first data team ever created in a Brazilian newsroom.  He writes and analyzes data mostly about politics, economy, demography and social issues. He is finishing his master's degree in political science at the Universidade de São Paulo and have been a visiting scholar at Columbia University, in... Read More →
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Janneke Donkerlo

Independent Journalist, Donkerlo
Janneke Donkerlo is a freelance narrative and investigative journalist, writing about Fair Trade issues, preferrably in a cross border setting. In 2012, she and several colleagues in Holland and West-Africa were jointly nominated for De Tegel, a price for Dutch journalism with the story 'the Fairtrade cocoa rip-off'.
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Dan Kåre Engebretsen

Data Journalist and internet potato in VG, Verdens Gang
Redaksjonell utvikler, digitalt hode og datajournalist i VG. Glad i åpne data, og finne ut lure ting.
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Govindraj Ethiraj

Journalist and founder, IndiaSpend
Govindraj Ethiraj is a television & print journalist and founder & Managing Trustee of the award-winning www.indiaspend.org & www.factchecker.in, both public interest journalism efforts that use data to investigate and tell stories.  IndiaSpend is a member of the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) and its content is now widely published and cited in Indian print, digital and television media.A career business journalist who has... Read More →
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Riikka Kaihovaara

Investigative Reporter, The Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle
Riikka Kaihovaara is an investigative reporter for half an hour tv-program "MOT" on the Finnish Broadcasting Company. She is also a documentarist and a non-fiction author. Kaihovaara is keen on finding new ways to tell stories through digital media.  Her main interestes are environmental issues, food production, medicalization, global corporatism and all the intriguing topics found between margin and mainstream.
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Tom Meagher

Deputy Managing Editor, The Marshall Project
Tom Meagher is the deputy managing editor of the Marshall Project, a nonprofit, non-partisan news organization covering crime and justice in America. A veteran reporter and editor, he previously led an interactive team for the Digital First Media newspaper chain and was the data editor at the Newark Star-Ledger. His first reporting job was covering night cops for a small daily paper in Kansas. You can find him on Twitter at @ultracasual.
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Deborah Nelson

Associate Professor of Investigative Journalism, University of Maryland
Deb Nelson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who teaches investigative reporting and media law.  She recently co-authored "Water's Edge," an award-winning Reuters series on present-day impacts of rising seas. She’ll tell how the data viz team made waves on the project at Thursday’s Lightning Round. She’ll discuss creative, low-cost ways to do ambitious student projects at Friday morning's academic track session. |  Twitter... Read More →
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Estacios Valoy

Investigative Journalist, Freelance
Estacio Valoi is a Mozambican Freelance Investigative journalist from FAIR, who advises Oxpeckers on a broad range of environmental problems in the region. He has covered a range of environmental investigations ,corruption, extractive industry, human trafficking , for Zambeze daily newspaper and international media. He helped establish Zambeze and is newsroom chief editor in Quelimane, in northern Mozambique. His investigations have been... Read More →
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Natalia Viana

Co-Director, Pública
Natalia Viana is co-director of Agencia Publica. She was a partner of WikiLeaks in Brazil, coordinating the release of the US embassy cables. She has collaborated with various domestic and international media outlets including: Pacifica Network, PBS (US), the BBC, the Guardian, the Independent (UK), Folha de São Paulo, O Globo, and Carta Capital(Brazil). She was an... Read More →



Thursday October 8, 2015 12:30 - 13:30
Weidemann 5 (Presentations/Panels)

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