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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Sunday, October 13 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
GLOBAL: Covering Disaster and Trauma: Doing Sensitive Investigations (Eng)

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Investigative reporting involving survivors of violence, conflict and disaster requires special skills, whether it is earning the trust of deeply traumatized individuals, penetrating official censorship and unspoken taboos to lay out lines off acountability for atrocity, or effectively telling compelling stories involving unimaginable horror. This panel features award-winning journalists whose work focuses on the most vulnerable and victiimized individuals and communities.

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Bruce Shapiro

Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, USA
Bruce Shapiro is Executive Director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism encouraging innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide. An award-winning reporter on human rights, criminal justice... Read More →

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Solange Azevedo

Solange Azevedo has been a journalist for Brazilian magazines for 14 years and has worked on more than 30 cover stories. She has been recognized with awards from many news organizations and was named a winner of the 2009 Human Rights and Service to the Community Award by the Inter... 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 →

Sunday October 13, 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
B3 (IAG)
  B.Global Session
  • Host Organization GIJN

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