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Roman Anin

Roman Anin ('19)

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

Developing a number of tools which would automate some of the basic tasks of investigative reporters.

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.

Inside Story

Posts by Roman

Only good time runs fast

How I achieved my goals as a JSK Journalism Fellow at Stanford (5 minute read)

Hard stuff. Great privilege.

How I felt stupid and made wise decisions (4 minute read)

Investigative Phishing

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

Read @aninr on Medium.

Information on this page is from the fellowship year.