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Friday, October 9 • 14:30 - 15:30
Investigations in the Middle East: Focus on ISIS/Daesh

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A panel discussion with focus on the latest developments in the Middle East.

How are journalists able to find reliable sources when investigating extremist groups such as ISIS/Daesh?

How can reporters increase their knowledge about ISIS/Daesh?

What stories are not being told, now that refugees and spectacular acts of violence are dominating the news? 

Moderators
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Terje Carlsson

Journalist/Chairman, Association for Investigative Journalism in Sweden
Terje Carlsson is the chairman of the Swedish investigative journalism network FGJ.

Speakers
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Joakim Medin

Investigative journalist, Freelance
Joakim Medin er en svensk journalist som har reist flere ganger til Syria for å dekke den pågående krigen, konsekvensene og det geopolitiske spillet. Han tilbrakte sju uker i Syria sommeren 2015, for blant annet å dokumentere kurdernes kamp og Den islamske staten (IS/Daesh). Hans... Read More →
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Rana Sabbagh

Founder | Executive Director | Journalist, ARIJ
Rana Sabbagh is executive director at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) – the region’s leading media support network spreading the culture of “accountability journalism” in nine Arab states since 2005.She has dedicated the last 33 years of her career as journalist, columnist and media trainer to promote free speech, independent media, “accountability journalism” and human rights.As former chief editor of the Jordan Times (1999-Jan 2002), she became the first Arab female in t... Read More →
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Hanene Zbiss

Investigative journalist, Inkyfada
Hanene Zbiss is a Tunisian investigative journalist, trainer and teacher of investigative journalism. In 2014, she won the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of Expression (category/ investigation). And in 2015, she was nominated for the Global Shining Light Award.She is a founder of... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
Lillehammer 1-2 (Keynote hall)

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