Saturday, September 28
Platforms for Transparency: FOIA Sites & Secure Drops
Safety & Security
Saturday, September 28
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Room 2.104, HafenCity Universit├Ąt (HCU)


  • Michael Morisy (Speaker) Chief Executive, MuckRock
  • Jennifer Helsby (Speaker) Lead developer, SecureDrop
  • Eni Mulia (Speaker) Executive Director, Indonesia Network for Investigative Journalism (JARING)
  • Cecil Rosner (Moderator) Director of Investigative: Regions, Canadian Broadcasting Corp.


One of the great advances for modern muckraking is the thumb drive. An entire library documenting years of corruption, deceit, and secrecy can be leaked with a single download. But how do you get leaks securely? Fortunately, there are some durable platforms available to newsrooms who want to encourage -- and protect -- whistleblowers. At the same time, there are also a growing number of online  wherer sites to file official document requests under Freedom of Information or Right to Information laws. Come here experts on all these platforms and learn how to start making them work for your investigations.

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