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Welcome, everyone, to Uncovering Asia: The Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. From September 23 to 25, we are bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world.

Below you will find more than 60 sessions and special events. There are panels on digging out hidden facts online, the environment, business, and how to fund your project; seminars on security and tracking dirty money; data journalism workshops by the best in the business; and much more.

You can follow us on Twitter at #IJAsia16. On behalf of your hosts — the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Nepal, we wish you a big hello! Namaste!

Friday, September 23 • 14:00 - 15:15
New Models and Startups

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The old media models of financing, production, and distribution are gone. What will take their place? What are the new models that will support investigative journalism? Are online platforms the solution? Nonprofits with donations and memberships? How important is multimedia? Here are three experts on the cutting-edge of the new media economy: Steven Gan, who has built top online site Malaysiakini through an innovative mix of commercial income and private support; Yongjin Kim of Korea's Newstapa, which is broadcast-based and boasts 30,000 dues-paying members; and the Media Development Investment Fund's Ross Settles, who travels the world advising media companies how to be financially independent.

Moderators
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Reg Chua

Chief Operating Officer, Reuters News
Reg Chua has been a journalist for more than a quarter of a century, working in print, electronic media, television and radio. He’s currently Chief Operating Officer, Reuters News at Thomson Reuters, based in New York. From July 2009 to March 2011, he was Editor-in-Chief of th... Read More →

Speakers
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Steven Gan

Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, Malaysiakini
Steven Gan is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of independent online news website, Malaysiakini. He began his career as a Hong Kong-based freelancer and covered the Gulf War from Baghdad in 1991. He returned to Malaysia in 1994, becoming special issues editor and columnist for the... Read More →
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Yongjin Kim

Editor-In-Chief, KCIJ-NEWSTAPA
Yongjin Kim, Korea, is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Korea Center for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ), the first nonprofit online investigative reporting organization in South Korea. He started his career as a journalist in 1987 at Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), a public... Read More →
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Ross Settles

Senior Advisor for Digital Media, MDIF
Developing audiences, distribution and commercial revenue streams to support investigative journalism.


Friday September 23, 2016 14:00 - 15:15
Durbar Hall 1st Floor

Attendees (40)