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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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Sunday, October 13 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
GLOBAL: Finding Money for Your Investigation (Eng)

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Whether you're a freelancer, a documentary-maker, an author, or a staff reporter, finding resources to finance your investigation can be the single biggest obstacle to completing your work. In this new world of digital media, nonprofits and NGOs, foundations and crowdfunding, what kinds of resources are available to support your research and reporting? Here are five veterans from the front lines of journalism who have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund investigative journalism projects around the world.  

Moderators
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Charles Lewis

Founding Executive Editor, Investigative Reporting Workshop
A bestselling author and national investigative journalist for over 30 years, Charles Lewis is a tenured professor of journalism and since 2008 the founding executive editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop at the American University School of Communication in Washington, D.C. He is the founder of The Center for Public Integrity (including its International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) and other nonprofit... Read More →

Speakers
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Ides Debruyne

Managing Director, Journalismfund.eu vzw
Ides Debruyne is cofounder and Managing Director of Journalismfund.eu.
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Abdullah Vawda

Executive Director, Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR)
Communications and marketing strategist, new media trainer, online publisher, network builder, currently the Executive Director of FAIR (Forum for African Investigative Reporters). My passion is towards developing skills training programmes for journalists and communicators that seeks to promote better investigative reporting about Africa.
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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, the Independent (UK), Folha de São Paulo, O Globo, and Carta Capital(Brazil). She was an... Read More →
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Leon Willems

Director of Policies and Programmes, Free Press Unlimited.org
Leon Willems, Netherlands, is the Director of Free Press Unlimited, a leading press freedom organisation active in more than 30 countries and focusing on conflict reporting, safety for journalists, investigative journalism, gender and youth and media. He is also the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD). In this role he is working towards enhancing the impact of media development, by creating... Read More →


Sunday October 13, 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm
B2 (IAG)
  • Host Organization GIJN

Attendees (50)