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Friday, July 8 • 15:15 - 16:15
Investigating Organized Crime with Open Data

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Are you still complaining about the lack of data to investigate corruption and organized crime in your country? This session will show you all the amazing treasures you can find digging into international databases available online.  Every commodity and commercial transaction in this world, from shoes to military weapons to ivory or chemical products can be tracked using online data, sometimes even in real time. 

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Michael Hörz

Data Journalist, Trainer
Michael works as data journalist and trainer. He also is a specialist for open data. Presently he's investigating local data issues in Berlin, such as slot machines and cycling infrastructure. | | An interesting project done by three of his students is airbnbvsberlin.com, which analyzes the Airbnb economy in Berlin.

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Giannina Segnini

Columbia University
Giannna Segnini heads the Data Concentration Program at The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She was the head of the investigative team at «La Nacion» in Costa Rica. Their investigations has led to prosecution of more than 50 politicians, businessmen and public servants in Costa Rica, UK, USA, France and Finland. Two former presidents in Costa Rica is convicted for corruption. Segnini has been training journalists... Read More →

Friday July 8, 2016 15:15 - 16:15

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