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Celebrate 50 years of the JSK Journalism Fellowships and to salute retiring Director Jim Bettinger.
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Thursday, July 7 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Shining a New Spotlight: Innovations in Investigative Reporting

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The movie “Spotlight” focused wide public attention on the power of classic investigative reporting. At the same time the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the Associated Press achieved unprecedented impact with their reporting on the Panama Papers and Seafood From Slaves. Three of the four reporters portrayed in “Spotlight” are JSK alumni; two of them, Walter Robinson and Michael Rezendes, will join Marina Walker Guevara of ICIJ and Mary Rajkumar of the Associated Press for this event. The discussion will celebrate past successes and point towards the kind of innovations that will enable investigative reporting to thrive in the future.

 


Moderators
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John Temple

Managing Editor, The Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism
John Temple is managing editor at the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism (IRP). In this role Temple oversees all editorial projects and teaches investigative reporting at the school. He was a senior fellow in the John S. Knight Fellowships at Stanford University in the 2013-2014 academic year. | Before joining the IRP, Temple was president of audience and products at First Look Media from 2014 to... Read More →

Speakers
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Marina Walker Guevara

Deputy Director, ICIJ
Marina Walker Guevara is deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, an independent network of reporters who work together on global stories. A native of Argentina, her investigations have won and shared more than 25 national and international awards, including honors from Long Island University’s George Polk Awards, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Overseas Press Club, the Society of Professional... Read More →
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Mary Rajkumar

International enterprise editor, The Associated Press
Mary Rajkumar is the international enterprise editor for The Associated Press, where she has worked with top journalists around the world for the past eight years. Rajkumar headed the team that won the 2016 Pulitzer gold medal for Public Service, for an investigation into modern-day slavery leading to the rescue of more than 2,000 people. She also edited two other projects that were named Pulitzer Prize finalists in 2014 and 2009, and contributed... Read More →
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Mike Rezendes

Investigative reporter, The Boston Globe
Michael Rezendes is a member of the Boston Globe Spotlight team that won the 2003 Pulitzer gold medal for Public Service, for revealing the cover-up of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. In more than two decades with the Globe, Rezendes has investigated a wide array of additional topics, including the September 11 attacks, health care costs and prison suicides. In 2007, Rezendes and the Spotlight Team were Pulitzer Prize finalists for an... Read More →
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Walter V Robinson

Editor At-Large, Boston Globe
Walter V. Robinson is editor at large at the Boston Globe. He returned to the newspaper in 2014 after seven years as Distinguished Professor of Journalism at Northeastern University. He led the Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s investigation that uncovered the Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal and won the 2003 Pulitzer gold medal for Public Service. He was the editor of the Spotlight Team for seven years. The team's work sparked similar... Read More →


Thursday July 7, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, Stanford 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305