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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? 

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Terje Carlsson

Journalist/Chairman, Association for Investigative Journalism in Sweden
Ordförande FGJ.

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Director, Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism
Rana Sabbagh, Jordan, is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ), the Amman based media support network promoting investigative journalism in nine Arab countries. In 28 years of professional experience in the Middle East, she has served as editor of the Jordan Times and was the first woman to run a political daily newspaper in the region. She was the former Reuters correspondent in Jordan and... Read More →
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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 siste bok, om krigen i Syria og IS/Daesh, kommer ut i april 2016. | --- Joakim Medin is a Swedish journalist with a special interest in... Read More →
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Hanene Zbiss

Chief editor, Iraqiyat
Hanene Zbiss started her career 13 years ago. She is one of the first investigative journalists in Tunisia. She got Samir Kassir Award in June 2014 for her investigation "Religious Kindergartens in Tunisia" and she got, in November 2012, the third award for investigative journalism, done by ARIJ (Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism). Actually, she is living in Kurdistan, Iraq and she is the editor in chief of the female magazine... Read More →

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

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