The annual intensive three-day investigative journalism workshop - Power Reporting: the African Investigative Journalism Conference - takes place from 29 to 31 October 2012 at Wits University. This year features a strong line-up of prominent speakers and experienced journalists from around the globe who will teach award-winning investigative skills.
This year we welcome Heather Brooke and her dispatches from the information war, Gabriel Tabatchiek and the team from Brazil who ran the Secret Diaries and brought down a provincial government, Ying Chan from China where investigative journalism thrives, and Kassim Mohammed who writes about terrorism in East Africa. Mzilikazi wa Afrika and Stephan Hofstatter will speak on the risks in investigating the police in the Cato Manor death squad.
AU Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression Adv Pansy Tlakula will give the inaugural Carlos Cardoso lecture.
Courses include: Data journalism from beginners to advanced; Tell your story, from a good opening to the last full stop (or the credits); How to follow the money; Mining in Africa; the impact of US agricultural policy across Africa; Journalists and the law.
For more information go to http://www.journalism.co.za/powerreporting
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