Following hugely successful events in 2014 and 2015, the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund once again partnered with the IFI for a day of screenings, masterclasses and debate. Investigations 2016 explored the challenges of bringing controversial, complex and often conflicting stories to the large and small screen.
Legacy and Legal Challenges
Chaired by broadcaster and journalist Miriam O’Callaghan with Jim Sheridan (Oscar-nominated producer/director) and Frank McDonald (Former Environmental Editor of The Irish Times)
The Inside Story: Masterclass in Documentary Making
Public Interview With Award-Winning producer/Director, Janet Traynor (Rté Investigations Unit) Chaired By Journalist And Broadcaster, Olivia O’Leary.
The Power to Change Lives: Legal and Ethical Issues to Consider Before you do.
Chaired by journalist and broadcaster, Áine Lawlor. Conor Horgan (Director, The Queen of Ireland), Andrea Martin (Media Lawyer) and Ides Debruyne (Managing Director, journalismfund.eu) teased out the challenges of bringing controversial and sensitive stories to the screen