Best of Journalism around the Baltics

Speakers from Finland, Sweden, Russia, Lithuania, Denmark, Poland, Germany, Estonia, Latvia will share their stories of investigative journalism. The event ir organized by the Centre for Media Studies at SSE Riga in coopeartion with Re:Baltica

10:00 - 14:00 Saturday 13/08/2016

SSE Riga, Soros Auditorium, Strelnieku 4a

10:05-10:20
Jessikka Aro
Finland, YLE

One (brave) journalist versus Russian trolls: what happened next (Winner of Bonnier Prize in 2016 in Finland).

10:20-10:40
Anna Basen
Sweden, Expressen

Sick and sicker. Journalist goes undercover as a cleaner to understand why so many Swedes die of hospital infections.

10:40-11:00
Tuuli Joesaar

Estonia, Delfi

Bying death over internet (Winner of Bonnier Prize 2016 in Estonia). Magic Mineral Solutions was advertised online as a cure for everything from cancer to autism, but in reality is a poison. Investigation unmasked the supply-distribution chain and people behind it.

11:00-11:30
David Schraven

Germany, Correctiv

Under the sea. How data sets on tide gauges on German coast proved global warming has arrived.

11:30-12:00
Break

 

12:00-12:20
Roman Anin

Russia/Novaya Gazeta, OCCRP

Facing The Music. How network of reporters unearthed Putin's cello playing friend in Panama papers.

12:20-12:40
Šarūnas Černiauskas

Lithuania, 15min.lt

Continued: same thing, different country.

12:40-13:00
Bo Elkjaer

Denmark, DR.DK

How VAT fraud finances terrorism.

13:00-13:20
Grzegorz Piechota

Poland, Gazeta Wyborcza

Investigating algorithms. How to report on secret algorithms that run powerful platforms like Facebook or Uber.

13:20-14:00
Simon Ostrovsky

VICE news, USA

New dispatch from the front. How VICENews reported conflict in Ukraine - and other stories - for web audience.

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The event "Best of Journalism around the Baltics" is organized within the framework of the fifth Summer School of Investigative Reporting at the Centre for Media Studies at SSE Riga www.mediaschool.lv