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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 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
GLOBAL: Investigating the Food Industry (Eng, Port, Span)

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This session will offer examples of investigative coverage of the global food industry, including tips on finding reliable data, documents, and people. Food is one topic in which nearly every global story is local, and the issues can be extraordinarily broad: genetic manipulation of crops and animals, organized crime's corruption of food distribution, market manipulation by agri-giants, unsafe additives, and more. The panel will also include a look at how energy and environmental issues are closely tied up with the food industry.

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Moderators
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Brant Houston

Professor and Knight Chair in Investigative and Enterprise Reporting, University of Illinois
Brant Houston is the Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting at the University of Illinois where he teaches investigative and data journalism and oversees an online newsroom. He previously was executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors, a group of 5,000 members, and before that an award-winning investigative reporter for 17 years. He is co-founder and chair of the Global Investigative Journalism Network and co-author of... Read More →

Speakers
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Cecilia Anesi

Reporter, Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI)
Cecilia Anesi is journalist, film-maker and co-founder of Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI). She studied at the United World College of the Adriatic and holds a 'First' Hons BA in Journalism at City University London. She co-authored the awarded investigative documentary on waste trafficking "Toxic Europe". Recently she collaborated in transnational investigations like DJA's winner “Argentina’s Senate Expenses, 2004-2013" by La... Read More →
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Niels Mulvad

Editor, Kaas & Mulvad
Nils Mulvad er redaktør og grunnlegger av Kaas & Mulvad. Fra 2001 til 2006 var han direktør for Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting, DICAR. Fra 2001 var han assosiert professor ved den Danske Journalisthøyskolen. Nils Mulvad var en av de to grunnleggerne av Global Investigative Journalism Network og sitter i organisasjonens styre. | | ---- | NILS MULVAD is editor at Kaas & Mulvad. From 2001-2006 he... Read More →
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Giulio Rubino

Reporter - Board Member, Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI)
Giulio Rubino is a freelance journalist. He studied a the Sapienza University of Rome. In 2007 he has worked as a freelance journalist in Argentina and Bolivia. He wrote for Italian papers and magazines such as Terra, Il Manifesto, Carta. In 2011 he co-authored Toxic Europe - an investigative journalism documentary that won the Best International Organised Crime Report Award 2011. Since then he's been working on transnational investigations... Read More →


Monday October 14, 2013 1:45pm - 3:15pm
C1 (RDC)
  • Host Organization GIJN

Attendees (26)