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Fabiola Torres

Fabiola Torres

Director and Founder
Salud Con Lupa

About this Speaker

Fabiola Torres López is director and founder of Salud Con Lupa, a collaborative journalism site that turns a magnifying glass (“lupa”) on public health issues across Latin America. She is an International Center for Journalists Knight Fellow and a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). In 2018, she was part of the team that produced the award-winning global series “Implant Files,” an examination of conflicts of interest, corruption, and patient abuse in the medical device industry. The same year, she joined the team of reporters who won a Gabriel García Márquez prize for the series Venezuela a la Fuga, depicting the rising tide of refugees fleeing Venezuela. In 2017, her report “The highway that tears through the heart of Amazonia” won the Roberto Eisenmann Jr. Environmental Journalism Award from the Inter American Press Association. Torres co-founded the investigative journalism site OjoPúblico (PublicEye), a Lima-based nonprofit newsroom where she was data analysis editor and coordinator of several renowned transnational series. She is co-author of “The Swiss Army Knife for Journalists: Digital Research Tools in the Era of Big Data,” a data journalism guide for Hispanic investigative reporters. Her experience includes a decade as a reporter with the Peruvian national newspaper El Comercio.

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