The Panama Papers: Screening + Q&A with Bastian Obermayer and Simon Bowers
The biggest global corruption scandal in history, and the hundreds of journalists who risked their lives to break the story. This documentary from Alex Winter charts the story of this huge cross-border collaboration, from first contact with the source to the coordinated international publication.
Bastian Obermayer is a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and the head of the investigative department of Süddeutsche Zeitung. With his partner in crime Frederik Obermaier he received the Panama Papers leak.
Simon Bowers is an investigative journalist with ICIJ, a non-profit organisation specialising in cross-border journalistic collaborations. As well as coordinating the collaborative efforts of ICIJ partner journalists in Europe, he continues to work as a reporter.
- 5 July 2019 14.45–17.00
Location: Theatre LG01 - PSH Building - Goldsmiths, University of London