New Speakers Added to First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference

SpeakersCollage4x3Already speakers from 15 countries have signed up, including some of the world’s top trainers in investigative and data journalism. The official hashtag of the event is: #IJAsia14.

Among the speakers:

  • Mar Cabra, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
  • Ying Chan, University of Hong Kong Media Studies Centre
  • Umar Cheema, The News/Center for Investigative Reporting Pakistan
  • Reg Chua, Thomson Reuters
  • Sheila Coronel, Columbia University School of Journalism
  • Kunda Dixit, Nepal Center for Investigative Journalism
  • Govindraj Ethiraj, IndiaSpend
  • David Kaplan, Global Investigative Journalism Network
  • Yolanda Ma, Data Journalism China
  • Malou Mangahas, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
  • Smari McCarthy, International Modern Media Institute
  • Nils Mulvad, Investigative Reporting Denmark
  • Paul Myers, BBC
  • Syed Nazakat, The Week, India
  • Peter Noorlander, Media Legal Defence Initiative
  • Paul Radu, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
  • Giannina Segnini, Columbia University
  • Drew Sullivan, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
  • Yoichiro Tateiwa, NHK, Japan
  • Yong Jin Kim, Korea Center for Investigative Journalism

Educators — Uncovering Asia will feature a special workshop on teaching investigative journalism. Among the schools which will be represented at the conference: the Ateneo de Manila University’s Asian Center for Journalism (Philippines), Asian College of Journalism (India), Chung-Ang University’s School of Journalism & Mass Communication (Korea), Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (U.S.), Danish School of Media and Journalism (Denmark), Hong Kong University Journalism and Media Studies Centre (Hong Kong), and Waseda University’s Journalism School (Japan).

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