Monday to Wednesday 29 – 31st October
Wits University, Johannesburg.
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This year we welcome ◊ Heather Brook on her dispatches from the information war – journalism in a digital age ◊ Gabriel Tabatchiek and the team from Brazil who ran the Secret Diaries and brought down a government ◊ Ying Chan from China where investigative journalism thrives and how journalists use weibei (China’s twitter) ◊ Former AU rapporteur on freedom of expression Pansy Tlakula will give the inaugural Carlos Cardosa lecture ◊ Tim Butcher – why good writing matters ◊ Mzilikazi wa Afrika andStephan Hofstatteron the danagers of investigating the police in the Cato Manor death squad ◊ Julian Rademeyer will talk about launch his book on rhino poaching Killing for Profit ◊ Athandiwa Saba on filing your freedom of information request ◊ Kassim Mohammed writing about terrorism in East Africa ◊ Follow the money with Rob Rose
Courses include: ◊ Data journalism from beginners to advanced ◊ Tell your story, from a good opening to a the last full stop (or the credits) ◊ How to follow the money ◊ Mining in Africa ◊ Agricultural policy across Africa ◊ Journalists and the law – libel and defamation, the Protection of Information Bill ◊
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