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.
Friday, May 19 • 12:00 - 13:00
Fact-checking - get it right every time!

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Get it right – all of it, all the time! The Swedish weekly investigative TV program Uppdrag Granskning (Mission Investigate) has strict rules for quality control and fact checking. The process starts at the very beginning with a Devil´s advocate examining the idea. At the end every fact needs to be questioned and verified – line by line. Selection of facts and basis for conclusions are scrutinized. The method has built trust, both in the audience and between journalists and sensitive sources. UG editor Nils Hanson, who with his team invented the quality control system, shares his methods.

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Nils Hanson

Investigative, Swedish Television
Nils Hanson was between 2003-2018 the editor-in-chief of Mission Investigate at the public service TV company Swedish Television (SVT). The investigative TV show is aired prime time one hour a week, 39 times a year. The program, produced by 35 people in the newsroom, makes stories... Read More →

Friday May 19, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Auditorium Z1/15 Donche

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