The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest EIJC17 will take place on Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday morning 21 May 2017, with a pre-conference Hack Day on Thursday 18 May.
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Saturday, May 20 • 10:45 - 11:45
Hearing Voices - the award-winning story about the use of voice recordings in court

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Can the voice of a person reveal his or her identity, and can forensic voice science be used just as DNA or fingerprints in legal cases? The Hearing voices research unveiled controversial cases and present shortcomings of the method. This award winning team not only collaborated across borders to unveil these practices causing legal incertainty. It also collaborated with journalists and scientists side by side and thus follows the new trend of journo-scholar collaborations. Meet Astrid Viciano and Michele Catanzaro. Read more http://journalismfund.eu/hearingvoices

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Michele Catanzaro

Michele Catanzaro (Rome, 1979) is a freelance journalist based in Barcelona (Spain). He has a PhD in physics and writes for Nature, El Periódico, Chemistry World and others.Catanzaro is the co-author of the book "Networks. A Very Short Introduction" (OUP, 2013) and the documentary... Read More →
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Astrid Viciano

Science Reporter, Medical Doctor, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Astrid Viciano is a Spanish/German journalist and MD who works as a staff reporter at the weekend science section of Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich, focusing on investigative cross-border projects regarding medical, scientific and social topics. Viciano has previously worked as a... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 10:45 - 11:45 CEST