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Who’s Coming to IJAsia18

Thinking of joining us at the 3rd Asian Investigative Journalism Conference? Here are 50 great reasons to go. We’re putting together a world-class line-up of top investigative reporters, pioneering data journalists, and experts in law and security. For three days in Seoul, from October 5-7, we’ll share, network, and learn from the best in the business. We’ve got top editors Maria Ressa of Rappler, Steven Gan of Malaysiakini, Wahyu Dhyatmika of Tempo and Yong Jin Kim of Newstapa, along with hard-hitting Sreenivasan Jain of India’s NDTV and the great Umar Cheema of Pakistan’s The News. Continue Reading →

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Maria Ressa Accepts WAN-IFRA Golden Pen of Freedom Award

Philippines investigative news site Rappler has been fighting impunity on two fronts for the past two years: the government in starting a brutal drug war and Facebook in becoming a tool for online state-sponsored hate to silence critical voices. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa gives an impassioned speech after receiving WAN-IFRA’s Golden Pen of Freedom Award, giving tribute to journalists and Filipinos holding the line and standing for the rule of law. Continue Reading →

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Fellowships To Attend the 2018 Asian Investigative Journalism Conference

Fellowship applications are now CLOSED. The deadline to apply for the IJAsia18 fellowship was June 1st, 2018, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -5). Winners will be notified via email by July 15th, 2018. Uncovering Asia (IJAsia) is the premier gathering of investigative and data journalists in Asia, held once every two years. This year we’re holding this unique event in Seoul, Korea, from October 5 to 7, co-hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, the Korean Center for Investigative Journalism (Newstapa), and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Continue Reading →

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Asian IJ Conference Heads to Seoul, October 5-7

We’re proud to announce that Uncovering Asia — the Asian Investigative Journalism Conference — is coming to Seoul, Korea, on October 5 to 7. This will be our third Asia conference, after groundbreaking events in Manila (2014) and Kathmandu (2016). The conference is the premier gathering of investigative and data journalists in Asia, held only once every two years. This year we’re holding #IJAsia18 in the center of South Korea’s bustling capital, at the four-star Millennium Seoul Hilton, and we’ve got an all-star lineup. We expect over 400 of Asia’s top journalists to join us. Continue Reading →

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Global Conference, Global Network

A simple idea at the end of the 20th century – to gather the world’s investigative journalists to share their knowledge with each other – gave birth to the Global Investigative Journalism Network, which has now grown to more than 138 member organizations in 62 countries. Continue Reading →

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