Lunch time debate: investigative journalism in practice, 23 April

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What does it mean in practice to carry out investigative journalism today? What conditions are necessary to offer journalists an optimal environment to undertake their work? How are global networks changing the game?

In view of recent relevation about bank secrecy covered by the media and investigative journalists, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) in collaboration with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will organise a media lunchtime talk on investigative journalism at 12:30 (CEST) Thursday 23 April 2015.

The debate focuses on the importance of  investigative Journalism, the difficult conditions and environments where journalists work as well as the challenges and constraints they face in daily basis.

  1. What does it mean in practice to carry out investigative journalism today?
  2. What conditions are necessary to offer journalists an optimal environment to undertake their work?
  3. How are global networks changing the game?

These will be the questions discussed in the panel with participants.

The debate will be moderated by Tania Milevska, EU Affairs Correspondent for Meta News Agency, freelance journalist specialized in EU affairs.

The speakers of the debate are Tanja Fajon MEP, former Brussels correspondent for RTV Slovenia,  Nils Hanson, Editor in Chief of Uppdrag Granskning (Mission Investigate), and Serge Michel, Reporter at Le Monde and journalist from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Welcome words will be delivered by Nikola Frank, EBU Head of European Affairs and Renate Schroeder, EFJ Director.

Location

EBU Brussels office, 56 avenue des arts, 1000 Brussels

Time

Thursday 23 April 2015, 12.30 – 14.00 over lunch (sandwich buffet)

Registration

Please reply to Tine Dupré, dupre@ebu.ch, before Tuesday 21 April by 12 p.m.

For further information please click HERE 

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