Giannina Segnini

Giannina Segnini teaches journalism at Columbia University. Her current research focuses on using data to investigate across borders, as well as the shipping industry. She has led a team of journalists and computer engineers in the Investigative Unit at La Nacion to unfold investigative stories by analyzing public databases. Segnini has also trained hundreds of journalists on investigative journalism and database journalism in Latin America, the US, Europe and Asia, in programs like the Organization of American States in Washington DC and the United Nations Development Program.

Over the past decade, Segnini has spoken regularly at international conferences on investigative journalism, like the Global Investigative Journalism Conference. She also coaches cross-border investigations in Latin America and was part of the grand jury for the first Global Award on Data Journalism

Giannina Segnini

Professor of Journalism at Columbia University

Areas of Expertise: International Corruption, Bribery, Fraud Investigative Communication Methods, Computer-Assisted Reporting, Data Analysis in Communication

Location: New York, NY

Contact Information:
Email: gs2799@columbia.edu
Twitter: @gianninasegnini

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Last Verified: September 2015

Paul Butler

Paul Butler is a professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching in the areas of criminal law and race and the law. He served as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, where his specialty was public corruption.

Butler is one of the nation’s most frequently consulted scholars on issues of race and criminal justice. He has been featured on 60 Minutes, Nightline, ABC, CBS and NBC, and is a frequent guest on NPR’s Tell Me More.

Butler has published numerous academic articles in journals including the Yale Law Journal and the Harvard Law Review, and is the author of the book, “Let’s Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice.”

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Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Areas of Expertise: Criminal Justice, Civil Rights & Race Relations, Public Corruption

Location: Washington, DC

Contact Information:
Email: paul.butler@law.georgetown.edu

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