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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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Friday, September 23 • 15:45 - 17:00
The Help Desk: Finding Great Resources for Your Stories

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Need help finding documents and data? Looking for great sources and stories? Here's a crash course in finding tips and leads on everything from planespotting to whistleblowers. We'll begin with Margo Torres introducing GIJN's new Help Desk, a portal to hundreds of tip sheets and experts around the world. Next, two-time Pulitzer winner Martha Mendoza will take you through 20 ways to track U.S. government actions, spending, aid, and lobbying in your country. 

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Martha Mendoza

National Writer, Associated Press
A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and one-time finalist, Martha Mendoza is an advocate for accurate journalism, government transparency, and the public’s right to know. Her reports have prompted new legislation, Congressional hearings, Pentagon investigations, and White House responses... Read More →
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Mago Torres

Research Director, Global Investigative Journalism Network
Mago Torres is research director at the Global Investigative Journalism Network. She comes to GIJN from Mexico City, where she coordinated the journalism program and served as a scholar in the Department of Communication at Universidad Iberoamericana. Her work has focused on the... Read More →

Friday September 23, 2016 15:45 - 17:00 GMT+0545
Durbar Hall 1st Floor