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Sleuths Go Global to Crack Corporate Crime

Corporate crime can have as many faces as it does repercussions. Human trafficking, deforestation, poorly built bridges, and heaps of dirty money funneled through banks and companies are all examples of corporate crime unmasked. But identifying patterns, tracing supply chains, and tracking down profiteers can stump journalists and law enforcement officials alike. Continue Reading →

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Here’s the Wrap: Highlights of #IJAsia18

The completely sold out Uncovering Asia 2018, the third Asian investigative journalism conference, was a four-day blitz of intense exchange of knowledge, networking and building new investigative partnerships. A total of 440 journalists from 48 countries convened in Seoul, Korea from October 4-7 for the largest ever gathering of investigative journalists in the region. Continue Reading →

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7 Investigative Projects Worth Checking Out

From how visualizing how war has changed Syria’s landscape to busting a fake science academic racket in Korea, investigative journalists from around the world are exposing crucial stories. A group of journalists at the Uncovering Asia conference in Seoul spoke about important projects being done in their newsrooms with Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. Continue Reading →

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5 Tipsheets from #IJAsia18 that You Should Not Miss

If you didn’t make it to Seoul for this year’s Uncovering Asia conference — or couldn’t be at two panels at the same time — never fear, tipsheets from our impressive speakers are here! But just in case you can’t decide where to start, here are five presentations that are definitely worth checking out. Continue Reading →

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Fukushima: The Real Story Was In the Data

Yoichiro Tateiwa had had the data for years before he actually noticed what it had been trying to tell him all along: On March 12 of 2011 the radiation level in Tokyo was ten times higher than the safety limit. Until now the Japanese goverment has claimed that they don’t know anything about risen levels in their capital. With Tateiwas data the public now will. Continue Reading →

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When Journalists are Harassed and Threatened

Trading in delicate information has always been a dangerous currency, and the people delivering it risk their physical and mental safety. During an Uncovering Asia panel about on and offline harassment, journalists from the region shared their stories about dealing with these kinds of threats in their day-to-day work. Continue Reading →

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