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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!

Sunday, September 25 • 09:00 - 10:15
Managing the Investigative Project

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Great editors are hard to find. Great investigative editors are even more rare. It takes a unique combination of skills to help organize, protect, and motivate investiative reporters, who can be notoriously difficult to manage. And that's just inside the newsroom. Outside await angry officials, companies, lawsuits, and other challenges. Here's advice from some of the best in the business, from the Boston Globe's Pulitzer-winning Spotlight editor Robby Robinson to the gutsy work of Pakistan's Umar Cheema to Philipus Parera at Indonesia's groundbreaking Tempo magazine.

Moderators
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Anurag Acharya

Program Manager, Centre for Investigative Journalism-Nepal
Former reporter and columnist for Nepali Times English Daily, Anurag Acharya has written extensively about Nepal's constitutional development and political transition. He is Program Manager at Centre for Investigative Journalism-Nepal and has previously worked on electoral missions... Read More →

Speakers
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Umar Cheema

Speical Correspondent, The News
Umar Cheema is an investigative reporter for Pakistan's English language daily, The News International. In 2008, he won a was a Daniel Pearl Journalism Fellowship, and was the first Pearl fellow to work for The New York Times. Cheema studied at the London School of Economics under... Read More →
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Philipus Parera

Investigative Editor, TEMPO
Philipus has been involved in various investigation projects for PT Tempo Inti Media Tbk, an Indonesia media company since 2006 and was part of ICIJ’s transnational project of Panama Papers. In a team he investigated a wide range of issues including corruption, environmental crime... Read More →
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Walter V Robinson

Editor at Large at The Boston Globe, The Boston Globe
Walter V. Robinson is editor at large at the Boston Globe. He returned to the newspaper in 2014 after seven years as Distinguished Professor of Journalism at Northeastern University. He led the Boston Globe Spotlight Team’s investigation that uncovered the Catholic Church sexual... Read More →


Sunday September 25, 2016 09:00 - 10:15
Regal 1 1st Floor

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