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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!

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Sunday, September 25 • 09:00 - 10:15
Using Social Media in Investigations

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Here's a crash course on using social media in reporting. Famed BBC Internet sleuth Paul Myers will show you how to use digital tools to dig into Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more, while Storyful's Stephy Burnett will explain how to verify if the info is real. Learn how social media is changing investigative reporting and how to get the best out of it.

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Stephy Burnett

Duty Editor, Storyful
Stephanie Burnett is a duty editor with Storyful in Sydney, where she helps oversee the Australia bureau. Storyful is a global social news agency that forensically discovers and verifies online content for news organizations. Her previous experience in Hong Kong includes stints at... Read More →
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Paul Myers

Internet Research Specialist, BBC, UK
Paul has experience in the field of internet research and computing, dating back to 1978.He joined the BBC in 1995 as an information researcher. As the internet grew in significance, Paul was able to blend his technical knowledge with the realities of his work in journalism. As a... Read More →

Sunday September 25, 2016 09:00 - 10:15 GMT+0545
Regal 2 1st Floor