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Tuesday, October 30 • 10:15am - 11:15am
High Risk Stories: How to stay safe (The Battlefield Simulator)

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This is a session for those working in conflict zones, but also for journalists covering protests and riots. This session will focus on the skills needed for investigative journalists to reduce physical risk. How do you analyse threats, vulnerabilities and strengths and how do you behave when crossing checkpoints, covering demonstrations, riots and public unrest. This session includes a battlefield simulator and physical security training.

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Jorge Luis Sierra

Investigative Journalist, Latinointx, Mexico/USA
Jorge Luis Sierra (@latinointx) is an investigative journalists who focuses on the intersection of digital technology, investigative journalism and cybersecurity. Jorge develops risk assessment tools and crowd-sourced maps to track crime, corruption and attacks on journalists. An... Read More →

Tuesday October 30, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am SAST
WSS106 Wits Science Stadium, First Floor