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Friday, August 12 • 09:05 - 09:40
Making a racket: New frontiers of investigative journalism

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From the classic muckraking of Fleet Street to complex international yarns, Heidi Blake understands the scope of investigative reporting skills — and how technology and networks have given us new tools, but also made stories knottier. Her award-winning project “The Tennis Racket” was investigative reporting that exposed match-fixing at the highest levels of international tennis; a real marriage of data wizardry and old fashioned shoe-leather reporting, courting sources and trawling leaked documents. What does this work tell us about the possibilities of investigative reporting when you team up? How can time poor reporters learn to work with masses of documentation, sources and data? Q+A with Gold Walkley-winning Caro Meldrum-Hanna. 

This session is presented by BuzzFeed.

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Caro Meldrum-Hanna

Investigative reporter, ABC Four Corners
Caro Meldrum-Hanna is a reporter with ABC TV's Four Corners program. In December 2015 she was awarded the highest honour in Australian journalism, the Gold Walkley, plus the Walkley Award for Investigative Journalism, for her dogged expose of the illegal practice of live baiting in... Read More →

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Heidi Blake

Investigations editor, BuzzFeed (UK)
Heidi Blake is BuzzFeed's UK Investigations Editor, leading a team of four reporters in London, and was previously Assistant Editor of The Sunday Times, attached to the Insight investigations team. She uncovered the “Tennis Racket” match-fixing scandal which rocked the 2016 Australian... Read More →


Friday August 12, 2016 09:05 - 09:40 AEST
Chauvel Cinema 1 249 Oxford Street, Paddington NSW