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Saturday, October 10 • 16:00 - 17:00
Using Hypotheses: The Core of the Investigative Method

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In Story-Based Inquiry, the hypothesis accounts for the principal event. But something must have happened first, to make that event possible. And after the event occurs, there will be further events and consequences.

In this session participants will learn how to use their imaginations to construct a hypothetical chain of events (timeline), which can be used to guide investigators toward sources and documents with a high degree of accuracy.In Story-Based Inquiry, the hypothesis accounts for the principal event. But something must have happened first, to make that event possible.

And after the event occurs, there will be further events and consequences. In this session participants will learn how to use their imaginations to construct a hypothetical chain of events (timeline), which can be used to guide investigators toward sources and documents with a high degree of accuracy.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Lee Hunter

Mark Lee Hunter

Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Fellow, INSEAD
Dr. Mark Lee Hunter is an investigative journalism and scholar, based in the INSEAD Social Innovation Centre. His awards include IRE prizes for international reporting and research. He is a founding member of Story-Based Inquiry Associates and the lead author of Story-Based Inquiry... Read More →
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Luuk Sengers

Investigative journalist and university lecturer, Story-Based Inquiry, Groene Amsterdammer
Luuk is an independent investigative journalist and university lecturer. For the leading Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer he writes about the influence of corporate power on our environment and climate. He also teaches research skills, data journalism and interview techniques... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
Weidemann 3 (Presentations/Panels)

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