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Saturday, October 10 • 10:30 - 11:30
Roundtable: Creating and Maintaining an Investigative Journalism Curriculum

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This roundtable will explore how to create and maintain investigative journalism curricula in universities. It is expected to not only offer examples and experiences but to also be a wide-ranging conversation with all those in attendance. Notes will be taken and shared after the conference.

Moderators
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Anton Harber

Caxton Professor of Journalism, University of the Witwatersrand
Anton Harber is the Caxton Professor of Journalism and Media Studies and Director of the Journalism Programme at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Harber was a founder and editor of the anti-apartheid Weekly Mail (now the Mail & Guardian). He is the author of Diepsloot (Jonathan Ball, 2011. He is chair of the Freedom of Expression Institute.

Speakers
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Rosental Alves

Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Alves began his academic career in the United States in March 1996, after 27 years as a professional journalist, including seven years as a journalism professor in Brazil. He moved to Austin from Rio de Janeiro, where he was the managing editor and member of the board of directors of Jornal do Brasil, one of the most important Brazilian newspapers. Alves worked for that paper for 23 years.For more than a decade, Alves was a foreign... Read More →
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Ying Chan

Founder & Honorary Professor, Hong Kong University
Ying is a writer, educator, and the founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, at Hong Kong University. As an academic unit of HKU, the JMSC offers professional graduate and undergraduate degrees in journalism, and MPhil and PhD degrees. She was also the founding dean (2003-2011) of the journalism school at Shantou University in China. | Prior to joining HKU in 1998, Ying Chan spent 23 years working as a... Read More →
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Zhan Jiang

Professor, School of International Journalism and Communication, Beiijing Foreign Studies University
Prof. Zhan Jiang works at School of International Journalism and Communication, Beijing Foreign Studies University. He is also the adjunct professor at Sun Yat-Sen University and South China University of Technology. Prof. Zhan previously served as professor and director of Journalism and Communication Department, China Youth University of Political Studies. His research interests include: media law and media ethics, theories and history of... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
Troll (Academic track)

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