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Keynote: Investigative Journalism In A Digital Age

Special correspondent Emma Youle and executive editor Jess Brammar discuss how investigative journalism plays a key role in HuffPost UK’s newsroom and the challenges and opportunities of pursuing investigative stories in the age of 24/7 rolling news and multi-platforms.

9 November 2019 – #CIJNewcastle Investigative Journalism Conference

09:30–10:50
Investigative Journalism In A Digital Age

Emma Youle

Emma Youle is an award-winning investigative journalist who worked for regional newspapers before joining HuffPost UK as special correspondent. She has covered stories including the contaminated blood scandal, the housing crisis, historic child abuse, and won the Private Eye Paul Foot Award 2017 for her reporting exposing squalid conditions inside homeless hostels.

Jess Brammar

Jess Brammar is Editor of the BBC News and BBC World channels. Prior to that, Jess was the executive editor of HuffPost UK and deputy editor of the BBC's Newsnight, having joined the programme as a producer covering domestic and foreign news.
  • 9 November 2019 09.30–10.50
Location: Boiler House - Newcastle University
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