October 31, 2011

Power Reporting: the African Investigative Journalism Conference 2011

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This year’s Power Reporting: The African Investigative Journalism Conference began today and will go until November 2nd at Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Talks include (among other topics):

◊ The food business

◊ China in Africa

◊ The energy debate

Power Reporting has something for everyone – new skills for old hands, an introduction to investigative journalism for those at the start of their careers, specialist speakers on current topics for specialist writers.

◊ Felicity Lawrence, specialist writer at the Guardian, UK and award-winning author of Eat Your Heart Out – why the food business is bad for the planet and your health

◊ Improve your skills and learn new ones: from data visualisation, via databases, to computer-assisted research, reading financial documents, planning your investigation and telling your story, in print and on radio.

◊ Computer-assisted reporting team

Here is a link to the conference blog


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