J-Lab Episode 15: HuffPost UK's Jess Brammar and Emma Youle

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By Civic Journalism Lab and Civic Journalism Lab at Newcastle University. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
HuffPost UK executive editor Jess Brammar, who’s a former deputy editor of Newsnight, gives us her thoughts on investigative reporting in a digital age. And HuffPost UK special correspondent Emma Youle — who is a previous winner of the Paul Foot award — describes how she and colleagues discovered that Kensington and Chelsea council made £129 million from selling property in the years leading up to the Grenfell fire tragedy - money that could have been spent on the tower’s renovation works which may have been fatally compromised by cost-cutting. Both talks were given at a recent investigative journalism conference at Newcastle University hosted by the Civic Journalism Lab in association with the Centre for Investigative Journalism.

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