Investigative journalist, Yle, Finnish Broadcasting Company. MOT
Minna Knus-Galán is a reporter on the investigative TV program MOT at the Finnish Broadcasting Company, Yle. Knus-Galán has participated in many ICIJ projects like Panama Papers, Paradise Papers, Luxleaks and Implant Files, as well as other cross-border investigations like MEPS project and Troika Laundromat. She has won several awards, among others Journalist of the year (2015) and a special award by the Finnish Association of Investigative Journalism for her work on Panama Papers (2017). Knus-Galán is the author of the book "Projekt Panama" (2017). Knus-Galán was chairperson of the Finnish Association of Investigative Journalism, Tutkiva ( 2009-2013) and is the co-organizer of the regular conference of investigative journalism in Helsinki. She's chair of ICIJ network committee.
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Cross-border projects have grown in popularity and sophistication. What are the lessons in working in these unique collaborations from the perspective of an individual reporter? How do you join an international collaboration?
What have been the strong points of each network in terms of planning, data sharing, and daily communication? How do you cope with cultural clashes and different ways of doing journalism? And how do you deal with the stress that each muckraker at some point has to face?
Elena Kuch/NDR (Germany), Yasuomi Sawa/Kyodo (Japan) and Minna Knus-Galán/Yle (Finland) have all years of experience of cross-border projects like Panama Papers, Implant Files and Troika Laundromat.