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Monday, October 29 • 10:45am - 11:45am
The ABCs of investigative journalism

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Need an investigative idea? Have one but not sure how to pull it off? The dynamic Cheryl W. Thompson, a veteran of The Washington Post, will offer quick-hit and in-depth investigative ideas, and show you how to gather relevant documents, cultivate sources and land key interviews, create databases and stay organised from beginning to end.

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Cheryl W. Thompson

Associate Professor and Contributing Investigative Reporter, The Washington a Post.”, George Washington University, USA
Cheryl W. Thompson is an associate professor of journalism at George Washington University and writes investigative stories for The Washington Post. She came to The Post in 1997, and has written extensively about law enforcement, political corruption, and guns, including an investigative... Read More →

Monday October 29, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am SAST
WSS104 Wits Science Stadium, First Floor