European Federation of Journalists

Investigative journalism in an age of Wikileaks?

How has Wikileaks changed investigative reporting? The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) represented by its President Mogens Blicher Bjerregård will participate in the  the Fourth Journalism Symposium on “Investigative Journalism in age of Wikileaks” in Geneva on 28 October.

The conference will feature famous investigative journalist Angelo Mincuzzi who was one of the journalists reported on the scandal of the HSBC banks last year.

Detailed programme is:

10h30 : Press conference 

With Hervé Falciani, former employee of the HSBC bank and Angelo Mincuzzi, investigative journalist at Il Sole-24 Ore

12h : Welcome & registration

13h30 : Symposium opening

By Christian Campiche, Impressum President

13h40 : Introductory debate 

“The investigative journalism in the Wiki/Swissleaks and the datajournalism era”

Moderation by Marion Moussadek, Geneva Association of Journalists (AGJ)

With : Sarah Harrison, british journalist, member of Wikileaks, close collaborator of Julian Assange, Angelo Mincuzzi, journalist at Il Sole – 24 Ore, François Pilet, journalist at The Hebdo,  Myret Zaki, editor in chief at «Bilan».
15h30 : Workshops on investigative journalism 

  1. “Transparency” with Isabelle Ducret, journalist at RTS; Gilles Labarthe, freelance journalist and researcher at the Neuchâtel University; Stéphane Werly, officer at the data protection and transparency in Genève. Moderation by Alain Maillard, editor in chief of Edito
  2. “Sport business and investigations” with Florian Bauer, journalist at ARD and WDR; Patrick Oberli, journalist at Matin Dimanche; Janine Geigele, Président of the Swiss Association of Sporting Journalists. Moderation by Jean-Luc Wenger, impressum
  3. “New technologies for surveillance and the obstacles to journalists : Alain Bovard, legal expert, Amnesty International ; Stéphane Koch, specialized in new technologies of new medias. Moderation by Guy Mettan, director of the Swiss Press Club.

17h00 : Closing debate 

“Journalism : what economic model?”

Moderation by Edgar Bloch, freelance journalist

With Gaël Hurlimann, editor in chief at the Temps and the Hebdo digital platforms; Hans Voigt, editor in chief at ; Mogens Blicher Bjerregard, EFJ President ; Christiane Pasteur, editor in chief at the Courrier; Sylvie Gardel, editor in chief at  news website :