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The role of journalism in disrupting corruption
January 11 @ 12:45 - 14:00 EET
Join Jane Bradley, New York Times correspondent, and Mitali Mukherjee, Director of Journalist Programmes at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism as they discuss the role of news reporting in combatting corruption. This special collaboration from the institute’s Global Journalism Seminars series and the Blavatnik School of Government’s Chandler Sessions on Integrity and Corruption will see contributions to the discussion by editors and journalists from countries including Kenya and Peru, and RISJ Journalist Fellows and Chandler Session members.
Jane Bradley is an investigative reporter covering the United Kingdom for the New York Times. She is based in London, where she focuses on uncovering abuses of power, financial crime and corruption, and social injustices.
Prior to joining The Times in 2020, Jane spent 10 years at the BBC where she became one of its youngest senior broadcast journalists and worked on the flagship investigative program, Panorama, before joining BuzzFeed UK’s investigations team in 2015.
Jane was a Pulitzer Prize finalist and Investigative Reporters and Editors award winner in 2018 as part of the BuzzFeed team that investigated a string of mysterious Russia-linked deaths in Britain. She is a three-time Orwell Prize finalist for an investigation into how the British government failed victims of domestic abuse at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown; an exposé of the trafficking gangs recruiting Britain’s homeless into slave labour; and an investigation into how the UK’s biggest bank, RBS, systematically abused customers for profit.
The event will include contributions from John-Allan Namu of Africa Uncensored (Kenya) and Gustavo Gorriti of IDL-Reporteros (Peru).
For more information and participation visit Reuters Institute’s website here.