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Friday, May 17 • 16:30 - 17:45
Coordinating Global FOI Work - The Implant Files

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The Implant Files documented huge flaws in the approval procedures for medical implants and other devices, using FOI. The journalists involved collected more than 8 million health records, related to these devices - recall notices, safety warnings, legal documents and corporate financial filings. ICIJ and its media partners submitted more than 1,500 requests for information to governments around the world. How do you use FOI tactically in an investigation like this? How do you keep track of the results and share between the countries?

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Stéphane Horel

Journalist, Le Monde
Stéphane Horel works as an investigative journalist for Le Monde. She specializes in corporate lobbying and harm, toxic industries, conflict of interest and scientific disinformation. In early 2023, she supervised the European map of PFAS contamination of the "Forever Pollution Project... Read More →
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Delphine Reuter

Data journalist and researcher, ICIJ
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Karrie Kehoe

Data Journalist, ICIJ
Karrie Kehoe is a data journalist at ICIJ. Previously she investigated health care, human rights, environmental pollution and public expenditure at The Times & Sunday Times newspapers, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, and the RTÉ Investigations unit.

Friday May 17, 2019 16:30 - 17:45 BST