IJAsia16 has ended

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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Rana Sabbagh

Founder | Executive Director | Journalist
Rana Sabbagh is executive director at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) – the region’s leading media support network spreading the culture of “accountability journalism” in nine Arab states since 2005.

She has dedicated the last 33 years of her career as journalist, columnist and media trainer to promote free speech, independent media, “accountability journalism” and human rights.
As former chief editor of the Jordan Times (1999-Jan 2002), she became the first Arab female in the history of the Levant to run a daily political newspaper.
She was correspondent for Reuters International News Agency (1987-1997) as well as The Times (London) from 2001-2014 and helped establish Jordan’s latest independent newspaper, Al-Ghad.

In addition to her post at ARIJ, her OP-Ed’s have been featured in the Huffington Post, she is a regular columnist for Al-Hayat and Al-Ghad and regional media consultant/trainer for Thomson Reuters Foundation. She is a former jury member of the following prizes: UNESCO’s annual world media freedom prize (2011-2014), Arab Media Prize (2014) organized by the Dubai Press Club and Samir Kassir Foundation Award for Freedom of the Press.

صحفية وكاتبة زاوية ومدربة متخصصة في مجال الإعلام. تتمتع بخبرة 33 عاما في مجال الصحافة المكتوبة. كانت أول امرأة في ‏تاريخ المنطقة تشغل منصب رئيسة التحرير في صحيفة جوردان تايمز الأردنية (1999 -2001). عملت كمراسلة وكالة رويترز ‏للأنباء (1987-1997) في مكتب الأردن والخليج وساعدت في تأسيس يومية الغد الأردنية (2003-2004). تعمل الصباغ مراسلة ‏التايمز اللندنية في الأردن وكاتبة غير متفرغة في صحفية الحياة، ومستشارة ومدربة معتمدة من قبل مؤسسة طومسن-رويترز ‏للتدريب الإعلامي، بالإضافة إلى منصبها الحالي في أريج. عضو ناشط في مجالات الدفاع عن الحقوق المدنية و حقوق الصحافة من ‏ضمنها المنتدى الدولي لحقوق المرأة وعضو هيئة تحكيم في جوائز عالمية للإعلام – لورنزوا نتالي الأوروبية واليونسكو الدولية.

My Moderators Sessions

Sunday, September 25

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