Workshop: Open source investigation as a tool for journalists

Veslemøy Østrem, Christo Grozev

10:45-12:00, May 31, 2022

Freedom of speech is closely connected to press freedom. For journalists it is of great importance to find the keys to lock up the secret rooms and to find and verify the information. In this workshop we will meet Bellingcat´s lead investigator, Christo Grozev, and learn about how he uses open sources to uncover war crimes and oligarch´s connections and hidden fortunes. We would also share best practice in investigative journalism.

Moderator: Veslemøy Østrem
Introductory remarks: Christo Grozev

Christo Grozev

Christo Grozev is Executive Director and Chairman of the Bellingcat Executive Board. In January 2022 he succeeded founder Eliot Higgins, who remains on the Boa...

Veslemøy Østrem

Editor-in-Chief for Altinget Norway. Former Managing News Editor in the Norwegian newspaper Vårt Land and head of the Media Network in Norway. She has held va...