Investigating the Country of 2000 Graves: Public Records, Human Rights and Collaborative Journalism

  • Thursday – 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Frenchmen - 2nd Floor | InterContinental
  • #ONA19Investigate
  • Session audio will be posted

It took 18 months and more than 200 public records requests for independent journalists to build the interactive database of mass graves in Mexico detailed in "The Country of 2000 Graves," an innovative, collaborative and remote-based project with lessons for any challenging journalistic investigation.

This session is designed for:

  • Newsrooms looking to build collaborations around specific projects or topics
  • Anyone who would like to learn about Mexican FOIL requests
  • Journalists interested in producing highly impactful reporting remotely with few resources

Speaker

David Eads - Design and Delivery Editor, Chicago Reporter
@eads | http://recoveredfactory.net

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