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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!
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Monday, October 14 • 9:00am - 10:30am
GLOBAL SHOWCASE: Investigating Health Issues (Eng, Port, Span)

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Corruption of the health care system puts millions of lives in peril. Reporters from Nigeria and Venezuela look at how multiple sources of fraud, extortion, malfeasance, and apathy hobble national programs and waste government funds. And the Fortune series, Dirty Money, exposes lax oversight which allowed a corrupt drug maker in India to export a poor quality generic drug sold around the world. 

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Marty Steffens

SABEW Chair in Business Journalism, MU School of Journalism
As the Society of American Business Editors and Writers endowed chair, Martha Steffens teaches business and financial journalism, as well as organizing seminars for business journalism professionals. Steffens has taught more than 450 professional in business workshops sponsored the Southern Newspaper Publishers Assn. and SABEW. She assumed the chair in 2002, after a 30-year career in newspapers, including executive editor of the San... Read More →

Speakers
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Katherine Eban

Investigative Reporter, Fortune Magazine
Katherine Eban is an investigative reporter whose articles on pharmaceutical counterfeiting, gun trafficking, and coercive interrogations by the CIA, have won international attention and numerous awards.  She is currently a Fortune magazine Contributor, and has also written for Vanity Fair, Self, The Nation and other publications.  She formerly worked as a staff writer for the New York Times and the New York Observer.  Her work has... Read More →
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David Gonzalez

Jefe Unidad de Investigación, El Nacional
Periodista venezolano graduado en la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Jefe de la Unidad de Investigación del diario El Nacional de Caracas creada en marzo de 2012. Lideró el equipo que obtuvo en 2013 el premio Pedro Joaquín Chamorro de la Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa. Dos trabajos realizados bajo su dirección obtuvieron el primer y el tercer lugar del Concurso Nacional de Reportajes de Investigación de IPYS Venezuela igualmente en... Read More →
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Rosemary Nwaebuni

Investigative Reporter, Pointer Newspaper
Rosemary Nwaebuni is an investigative reporter with the POINTER newspaper in Delta State, Nigeria.  Among her stories is Corruption Paid for in Lives in Nigeria's Delta State, her investigation into the sorry state of health care in her region of Nigeria. | | She has a knack for getting to the root of issues by digging deep through thorough investigation; holding corrupt officials and criminals to account for their actions.  Her... Read More →


Monday October 14, 2013 9:00am - 10:30am
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