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Lightning rounds [clear filter]
Thursday, October 8
 

12:30

Lightning Round: Visualization

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... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Islam Alzeny

Islam Alzeny

FOUNDER & CEO, A corruption free Society
Islam Alzeny is a TV producer and media trainer known for his passion about investigative reporting in the Gulf. He has done more than 10 in-depth stories about human rights and corruption which helped thousands of victims in the Middle East. His piece "Life on Hold" led to the adoption... Read More →
avatar for Natalia Antelava

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... Read More →
avatar for Rodrigo Burgarelli

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... Read More →
avatar for Janneke Donkerlo

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... Read More →
avatar for Dan Kåre Engebretsen

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.
avatar for Govind Ethiraj

Govind Ethiraj

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 reported and written on Indian bu... Read More →
avatar for Riikka Kaihovaara

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... Read More →
avatar for Tom Meagher

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... Read More →
avatar for Deborah Nelson

Deborah Nelson

Associate Professor of Investigative Journalism, University of Maryland
Deb Nelson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who does and teaches investigative reporting. Most recently, she co-authored award-winning series for Reuters on superbugs and rising sea levels. Her students’ project on human trafficking was recognized as the best college journalism in the nation last year by the Society of Professional Journalists. She is launching a new "Investigative Bureau" at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism to produce in... Read More →
avatar for Estacio Valoi

Estacio Valoi

Investigative Journalist, Freelancer (MIJC,Oxperkers,AIPC)
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... Read More →
avatar for Natalia Viana

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... Read More →



Thursday October 8, 2015 12:30 - 13:30
Weidemann 5 (Presentations/Panels)
 
Friday, October 9
 

14:30

Lightning Round: My Favorite Data Tool
Data journalism on steroids! Some of the best trainers in the world have got five minutes each to present their favourite data tool.

Moderators
avatar for Henrik Bergsten

Henrik Bergsten

Investigative Reporter, Swedish Television (SVT), Uppdrag Granskning
Henrik Bergsten is an investigative reporter/producer for the weekly current affairs show "Uppdrag granskning" on Sveriges Television, SVT. He is specialized in data journalism and has a background as a web developer and database designer. @hbergsten

Speakers
avatar for Helena Bengtsson

Helena Bengtsson

Editor, Data Journalism, Sveriges Television
Helena Bengtsson is Editor for Data Journalism at Sveriges Television, Sweden’s national television broadcaster. She previously worked as Editor, Data Projects at the Guardian in London, UK between 2014-2017. In 2006 and 2007, she was database editor at the Center for Public Integrity... Read More →
avatar for Crina Boros

Crina Boros

Data-driven investigations, Freelance
Data-driven watchdog reporter based in London, international journalism trainer and offspring of the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ). Published by Reuters, the BBC, ICIJ, openDemocracy, Greenpeace Unearthed, Euobserver & The Black Sea +. Shortlisted for the Paul Foot Award... Read More →
avatar for Anuska Delic

Anuska Delic

founder & editor-in-chief, Oštro
An award-winning investigative and data journalist from Slovenia. A rookie in the exciting, yet rocky world of non-profit independent media in the European Union.In 2018 she left the main daily newspaper in Slovenia and established Oštro, Center for investigative journalism in the... Read More →
avatar for Rob Gebeloff

Rob Gebeloff

Data projects editor, New York Times
Robert Gebeloff has specialized in data journalism for nearly twenty years and has been a data projects editor at The New York Times since 2008. Recent projects include a look at the environmental impacts of the U.S. domestic oil boom, stories about obscure, specialized financial... Read More →
avatar for Tommy Kaas

Tommy Kaas

Editor, Kaas & Mulvad
Tommy Kaas is editor of Kaas & Mulvad (founded 2007), who specializes in finding news and patterns in complex data and presenting the results online. Tommy has many years of experience from a number of Danish media and from training Data Journalism, including as lecturer at the Journalism... Read More →
avatar for Linda Larsson Kakuli

Linda Larsson Kakuli

Researcher, Swedish Television
Linda Larsson Kakuli is a researcher for the news department at SVT, the Swedish public service television company.
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... Read More →
avatar for Megan Luther

Megan Luther

Training director, Investigative Reporters and Editors
Megan Luther joined IRE as training director in February 2012. Megan has worked in radio, TV and most recently, newspapers. Before she joined IRE, Megan was a government reporter for the Argus Leader in South Dakota and a computer-assisted reporting specialist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution... Read More →
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Chan Ka Wai

Data Editor, Caixin Media
Chan Ka Wai works as the data editor, Caixin Media Company Limited. She used to be an editor in ADK Beijing Advertising Company, former communications assistant in Ullens Center for Contemporary Art and communications intern for the United Nations Development Program, China. Chan... Read More →


Friday October 9, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
Weidemann 5 (Presentations/Panels)
 
Saturday, October 10
 

14:30

Lightning Round: Great Stories You've Never Heard Of

Mysterious suicides in the Amazon, corrupt telecom dealings in Bangladesh, lethal mercenaries in Mozambique, war crimes in Korea, a renegade law in Britain, and a dead Eritrean refugee hanging from a tree in Germany. Meet the people behind ten exciting projects from around the world and learn how they broke their stories.

 


Moderators
avatar for Yohan Shanmugaratnam

Yohan Shanmugaratnam

Foreign news editor/board member, Klassekampen/SKUP
Yohan Shanmugaratnam is the international news editor at the Norwegian daily Klassekampen, and a SKUP board member. He started working as a journalist in 2004 and has been a Skup board member since 2012.

Speakers
avatar for Nisrin Ajab

Nisrin Ajab

Journalist and TV producer, Alarab News Channel
Nisrin Ajab has been a journalist/TV producer in Lebanon since 2004. She has worked with news coverage and production, including hundreds of reports and TV episodes on several TV channels. She also does civil work as an activist and trainer in peace building and peace journalism... Read More →
avatar for Islam Alzeny

Islam Alzeny

FOUNDER & CEO, A corruption free Society
Islam Alzeny is a TV producer and media trainer known for his passion about investigative reporting in the Gulf. He has done more than 10 in-depth stories about human rights and corruption which helped thousands of victims in the Middle East. His piece "Life on Hold" led to the adoption... Read More →
avatar for Suchit Chávez

Suchit Chávez

periodista, La Prensa Gráfica
Journalist during the past 11 years, most of them in La Prensa Grafica (El Salvador). Reports and covers violence, security, organized crime and justice system. Have worked with Connectas in alliance with the ICFJ.   Periodista desde hace 11 años en el área impresa, en La Prensa... Read More →
avatar for Mosabber Hossain

Mosabber Hossain

Staff reporter, The Daily Prothom Alo
Mosabber Hossain is staff reporter in the highest circulated Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Prothom Alo and contributor reporter of Thomson Reuters. He has covered areas like International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh, Telecom, climate, politics, children and social issues. In 2014... Read More →
avatar for Shim Inbo

Shim Inbo

Korean Center for Investigative Journalism -- Newstapa
Shim Inbo is on the staff of Newstapa -- The Korean Center for Investigative Journalism, the first nonprofit investigative reporting center in South Korea. He was the chief reporter on Newstapa's biggest project this year, on high ranking Korean officials and their offspring who committed... Read More →
avatar for Huub Jaspers

Huub Jaspers

Editor in Chief Argos, VPRO Radio
Huub Jaspers specializes in security and defense issues. Since 1996 he works for the radio program Argos, since 2008 as deputy editor-in-chief.He also works for television. Together with Bart Nijpels he made the 60 minute documentary ‘Why Srebrenica had to fall’, broadcasted prime... Read More →
avatar for Jóhann Páll Jóhannsson

Jóhann Páll Jóhannsson

Journalist, Stundin
Jóhann Páll Jóhannsson is an Icelandic journalist and has written for DV and Stundin. Jóhann Páll and his colleague, Jón Bjarki Magnússon, were awarded The Investigative Journalists of the Year 2013 and The Journalists of the Year 2014 by The Journalist Association of Iceland... Read More →
avatar for Jón Bjarki Magnússon

Jón Bjarki Magnússon

Journalist, Stundin
Jón Bjarki Magnússon is an Icelandic writer and journalist, currently based in Berlin, Germany. He has written for DV, Stundin, The Reykjavik Grapevine and worked on research with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). Jón Bjarki and his colleague, Jóhann... Read More →
avatar for Nick Mathiason

Nick Mathiason

Reporter, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Nick Mathiason is a reporter at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) in London. He joined the Bureau in 2011 and has reported extensively on party political funding, the financial lobby, commodities, asset recovery, the supply of affordable housing and the migration crisis. He... Read More →
avatar for Tobore Ovuorie

Tobore Ovuorie

Investigative journalist, Premium Times
Tobore Ovuorie is a dogged multiple-award winning investigative and health journalist with several years of experience covering health, politics, foreign, women, fashion, crime and business beats. She mainly investigates human rights abuses, corruption, health and regulatory failures... Read More →
avatar for Sanne Terlingen

Sanne Terlingen

Journalist, OneWorld & Argos
Onderzoeksjournalist OneWorld en Argos
avatar for Estacio Valoi

Estacio Valoi

Investigative Journalist, Freelancer (MIJC,Oxperkers,AIPC)
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... Read More →
avatar for Natalia Viana

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... Read More →


Saturday October 10, 2015 14:30 - 15:30
Weidemann 5 (Presentations/Panels)