Leaks, Whistleblowers and Big Data: Collaborative Journalism Across Borders

Wallace House presents the investigative journalists behind The Panama Papers and Luxembourg Leaks

Obermayer, Walker Guevara, Perrin and Richard Obermayer, Walker Guevara, Perrin and Richard
A panel of Knight-Wallace Fellows and the deputy director for The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) will share the stories behind the biggest data leaks in history, the establishment of global networks for investigative reporters and the seismic impact of collaborative journalism.

Bastian Obermayer, Knight-Wallace Fellow and head of investigative unit for Süddeutsche Zeitung. He is the reporter contacted by the anonymous source for The Panama Papers.

Marina Walker Guevara, deputy director of The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and co-manager of The Panama Papers investigation.

Edouard Perrin, Knight-Wallace alum and investigative journalist for Premières Lignes Télévision, received the initial information for the Luxembourg Leaks.

Laurent Richard, Knight-Wallace Fellow and editor-in-chief for Premières Lignes Télévision, oversaw coverage of the Luxembourg Leaks.

Will Potter, a 2016 Knight-Wallace Fellow and Marsh Professor of Journalism at the University of Michigan, will moderate the discussion.
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Map Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) - Rackham Amphitheatre, fourth floor

February 2017

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3:00pm - 5:00pm

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