Investigative journalism in Botswana: exposing presidential deception

2018-04-14 10:00:00 2018-04-14 11:00:00 Europe/Rome Investigative journalism in Botswana: exposing presidential deception #ijf18 Qual è il rapporto dei giornalisti africani con la tecnologia nel raccontare storie? Il workshop introdurrà i partecipanti alle sfide affrontate dai giornalisti che lavorano in ambienti repressivi in ​​Africa - come ad esempio il ricorso all'uso di droni e satelliti. Joel Konopo discuterà i rischi del lavoro giornalistico in ambienti repressivi e perché mettersi contro il potere in Botswana è un compito pericoloso. Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino - Perugia

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  • 10:00 - 11:00   saturday 14/04/2018

Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

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Joel Konopo
managing partner INK Centre Inv. Journalism

How African journalists are turning to technology to tell a story. This workshop will introduce participants to the challenges faced by journalists who work in repressive environments in Africa, and how enterprising journalists have resorted to the use of drones and satellite to serve accountability and transparency. The presenter will discuss the risks associated with reporting in repressive environments and why holding those in power accountable in Botswana is a dangerous task. The presenter will also discuss how official barriers to reporting have hindered quality reporting in Botswana, a country considered a model of African democracy.











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