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Welcome, everyone! Here’s the program for the 8th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, (#GIJC13), scheduled for October 12-15, 2013, in beautiful Rio de Janeiro. It’s the first time we’re holding the GIJC in the global south, and we’re combining it with two other key events in journalism: the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI, Brazil’s investigative journalism association. Panels and workshops will be available in languages as marked: English (Eng), Portuguese (Port), Spanish (Span). Plenary and showcase panels will be translated into all three. There will be streaming video available for all plenary and showcase panels and all those held in the RDC auditorium (C1). We look forward to seeing you in Rio!
Monday, October 14 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
GLOBAL SHOWCASE: Investigating in Hot Spots (Eng, Port, Span)

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Here are extraordinary journalists from four countries who routinely face the prospect of violent attacks, kidnappings, social upheaval, or prosecutions. How can you do investigative reporting when you're under attack and the rules keep changing? Here's how your colleagues do it on the front lines in Mexico, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Turkey. 

Moderators
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Anton Harber

Caxton Professor of Journalism, Wits University, Johannesburg
Anton is the Caxton Professor of Journalism (Adjunct) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He was a co-founder and editor of the anti-apartheid newspaper the Weekly Mail (now the Mail & Guardian), Editor-in-Chief of South Africa’s leading television news channel... Read More →

Speakers
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Umar Cheema

Speical Correspondent, The News
Umar Cheema is an investigative reporter for Pakistan's English language daily, The News International. In 2008, he won a was a Daniel Pearl Journalism Fellowship, and was the first Pearl fellow to work for The New York Times. Cheema studied at the London School of Economics under... Read More →
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Haluk Sahin

Professor, Istanbul Bilgi University
Professor of Communications, author, journalist ...People's right to know -- that is what we've been passionate about.
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Nedim Sener

Investigative Journalist
Nedim Şener, one of Turkey’s leading investigative journalists, specializes in police and national security investigations. In March 2011, he was detained and jailed, under widely criticized charges, by the Turkish government for allegedly supporting an armed terrorist organization... Read More →
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Marcela Turati

Investigative Journalist, Proceso Magazine/Periodistas de a Pie
Marcela Turati Muñoz, Mexico, is a reporter for the magazine Proceso, where she reports about human rights, social development, and the impact of drug violence and its victims. She is co-founder of the network Periodistas de a Pie (Journalists on Foot), dedicated to training journalists... Read More →
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Hanene Zbiss

Investigative journalist
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... Read More →


Monday October 14, 2013 1:45pm - 3:15pm
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