Shiori Ito

Shiori Ito is a journalist, documentary filmmaker. She was selected to Newsweek 2019 Most respected Japanese 100. ​ Shiori co-founded Hanashi Films, a documentary film production company based in London Her main focus is gender based, human rights issues. At the 2018 New York Festivals, Shiori won a silver award for the film she directed, Lonely Death in the Social Issues category. ​ Based upon her own experience of rape, she wrote the book, Black Box (2017), which reveals the sexism in Japan’s society and institutions Black Box (2017) won the 7th FPAJ’s (Free Press Association of Japan) The Best Journalism Award in 2018. Black box is now available in Japanese, Chines, French, Korean and Swedish.

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September 28, 2019
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Holcim Auditorium, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

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Sexual harassment is hardly new but the #MeToo movement has had important impact in many parts of the world and on parts of the media. It's become a critical area of investigation for journalists. Here are three journalists doing exactly that.

After her own boss attacked her, TV journalist Shiori Ito exposed a hidden history of sexual violence in Japan and put #MeToo on the map in that country. And Pascale Müller reports on sexual violence and politics at Buzzfeed News Germany. Cécile Andrzejewski has investigated sexual violence and harassment in medical settings.

French translation for this session is provided by CFI, the French media development organization.

French Translation
September 28, 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Holcim Auditorium, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

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What does it take to succeed as a woman in the world of investigative journalism? In this lightning round session, leading women muckrakers from around the world will present strategies they used in their professional work, and will offer advice on everything from dealing with bad bosses to balancing work and family. As in other lightning rounds, each speaker has just five to seven minutes for her presentation. Come and be inspired.

French translation for this session is provided by CFI, the French media development organization.

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