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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!

Saturday, September 24 • 13:30 - 14:45
Covering Terrorism and Extremism

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The global spread of terrorism and extremism has become one of the hallmarks of instability in the 21st Century. What special skills and techniques does it take for journalists to go deeper than official reports and find out what's really happening? How can you piece together the reality of underground movements and violent behavior? And how can you protect yourself when you're diving into such an unpredictable world? We have an extraordinary lineup of journalists who can tell you, drawing on experiences on state-sponsored violence in India, separatist guerillas in the Philiipines, and Islamist extremism in Bangladesh. 

Moderators
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Syed Nazakat

Board Member, Global Investigative Journalism Network
Syed Nazakat is an award-winning journalist, media entrepreneur, founder and Editor-In-Chief of DataLEADS, which is a data-driven Indian initiative aimed to create new platforms of data research and storytelling. DataLEADS conducts series of unique data boot camps in different parts... Read More →

Speakers
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Rana Ayyub

Investigative journalist and author
Rana Ayyub is a prominent independent Indian journalist and writer. In a decade long career in political and investigative  journalism Rana worked in with various publications including Tehelka. Among her many achievements, her breakthrough investigation sent the first serving Home... Read More →
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Glenda Gloria

Managing Editor, Rappler
A journalist for 3 decades now, I manage the Rappler newsroom. Prior to this, I was chief operating officer of a 24-hour news channel, the ABS-CBN News Channel. We also founded Newsbreak, the Philippines' investigative reporting magazine which is now part of Rappler. As a reporter... Read More →
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Julfikar Ali Manik

Stringer, New York Times
Julfikar Ali Manik is a Dhaka-based Bangladeshi journalist. He has been in journalism since 1990. From the beginning, he has always been working as reporter and his passion was to do investigative journalism. Besides working with Bangla and English language national dailies, newsweeklies... Read More →


Saturday September 24, 2016 13:30 - 14:45
Regal 2 1st Floor

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