Carla Minet

Center for Investigative Journalism In Puerto Rico

Carla Minet is a journalist and executive director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism in Puerto Rico. Her investigative work ranges from political campaign donations to environmental issues and government affairs. She has worked as a reporter, researcher, editor and producer for radio, television and online, in traditional and independent media outlets such as Channel 6 Public Television, Radio Universidad, El Nuevo Día, Univision, NotiCel, 80grados and Diálogo. For six years, she was executive director of an organization called CommunityPress. At the Center for Investigative Journalism, she was first a freelance reporter and then editor-in-chief, before being appointed as the executive director.

Carla is speaking at

Crime & Corruption
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
K6/7, Der Spiegel

Speakers

  • Rinat Tuhvatshin (Speaker) Co-founder, Kloop Media
  • Karol Ilagan (Speaker) Senior Reporter, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
  • Eva Belmonte (Speaker) Director, Fundación Civio
  • Joy Kirigia (Speaker) Reporter, Africa Uncensored
  • Carla Minet (Moderator) Center for Investigative Journalism In Puerto Rico

Description

Huge amounts of money are at stake when governments buy goods and services -- for hospitals, schools, public transport and much else. Public works, and the high-level corruption that often accompanies it, directly affect the lives and well-being of citizens everywhere.

Here are four journalists who have investigated large-scale public procurement in diverse environments -- Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, the Philippines, and Spain -- with lessons for investigative reporters everywhere.

9:00 am - 10:15 am
K89, Der Spiegel

Speakers

  • Maurício Angelo (Speaker) Founder, The Mining Observatory
  • Omaya Sosa (Speaker) Co-Director, Center for Investigative Journalism
  • Carla Minet (Speaker) Center for Investigative Journalism In Puerto Rico
  • Estacio Valoi (Speaker) Investigative journalist, Center for Mozambique Investigative Journalism CJIMOZ
  • Kunda Dixit (Moderator) Editor, Nepali Times

Description

Covering disasters -- whether natural or human-caused -- takes a special set of skills. Investigative journalists today are using a combination of tech-savvy approaches with time-tested methods of on-the-ground reporting. They are also learning to better deal with the tragedy and trauma around them. Here are veteran journalists who have experienced very different disasters -- hurricanes, collapsed dams, earthquakes -- and learned how to both dig and cope under pressure.

10:45 am - 12:00 pm
K89, Der Spiegel

Speakers

Description

Studies show that smaller newsrooms can be just as enterprising as big ones -- what you need most are commitment and leadership. Here are four small organizations from Peru, India, Puerto Rico and Switzerland who have made real impact with big investigative stories and won numerous prizes. They'll share their tips on why small is beautiful.   

 

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