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Wednesday, October 7 • 10:00 - 11:15
From the mine to your mobile - tracking minerals

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Mineral extraction regularly causes environmental damage all around the world. Tracing where those minerals end up is crucial for accountability. Yet, these industries remain incredibly opaque. As part of the Green Blood Project, Forbidden Stories tried to track all the companies linked to Guatemalan nickel, Tanzanian gold and Indian sand. Where do you start? Who do you talk to? What data do you look for?

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Trine Smistrup

Deputy director, Dataharvest director, Arena for Journalism in Europe
Trine Smistrup is a co-founder of Arena for Journalism in Europe and functions as deputy director and director of Dataharvest - the European Investigative Journalism Conference. She has worked with journalism and training for journalists in Denmark, the Nordic countries, and Russia... Read More →

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Cécile Schillis-Gallego

Data journalist and researcher, ICIJ
Cécile Schilis-Gallego is a data journalist and researcher for ICIJ. She graduated in 2014 from Columbia Journalism School (US) and Sciences Po Journalism School (France) with a master's degree in investigative reporting. She is a 2014-2015 Brown Institute Magic Grantee, working on a investigative data project aiming at making financial statements of public companies more transparent and more accessible to journalists. She previously contributed to the French webzine Slate.fr... Read More →

Wednesday October 7, 2020 10:00 - 11:15 CEST