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Video: GIJC21 – Citizen Investigations

Journalists don’t have a monopoly on exposing wrong-doing and abuses of power. Increasingly citizen investigators – including individuals working alone on laptops, small and large NGOs, and professors and their students are playing important roles in public interest investigation and opening up new opportunities for collaboration. In this session you’ll hear from cutting-edge investigators at Citizen Lab, Forensic Architecture, the UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center, and the new SEEK project. They’ll talk about tools and techniques they use to expose wrongdoing and how and when they collaborate with journalists.

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The Global Investigative Journalism Network is an international association of journalism organizations that support the training and sharing of information among investigative and data journalists—with special attention to those from repressive regimes and marginalized communities.

Our key activities include:

Providing resources and networking services to investigative journalists worldwide;
Publishing in multiple languages and on multiple platforms the latest tools, techniques and opportunities for those in the field;
Helping organize and promote regional and international training conferences and workshops;
Assisting in the formation and sustainability of journalism organizations involved in investigative reporting and data journalism around the world;
Supporting and promoting best practices in investigative and data journalism;
Supporting and promoting efforts to ensure free access to public documents and data worldwide.

Find more information on our website: https://gijn.org

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