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Roman Anin

Roman Anin ('19)

editor of investigations, Novaya Gazeta, Moscow (Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow)

Question: How might we automate some of the basic tasks in investigative journalism to give reporters more time to do meaningful work?

Roman Anin is head of the investigative section of Moscow-based Novaya Gazeta, one of the most famous Russian newspapers in the world. Since 2009, he has worked on cross-border investigations with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). He was a member of the Panama Papers investigative team that received the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting in 2017 and also worked on the Paradise Papers investigation. In 2015, together with his Reuters investigative team, he won an award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in the category of Best in Business, International-Investigative. In 2013, he received the Knight International Journalism Award, and in 2012 he received three prestigious Russian investigative journalism awards: the Artyom Borovik award, the Youlian Semenov award and the Andrei Sakharov Freedom Award. He graduated from Moscow State University, where he studied journalism.

Posts by Roman

Investigative Phishing

How to automate the process of investigating reporting and identify wrongdoings by all “Big Fishes” (6 minute read)

Read @aninr on Medium.