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Saturday, November 18 • 15:45 - 17:00
Building Asian Investigative Networks

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Asia is an exciting region for investigative journalism. Once a backwater for muckraking, today the vast region teems with startups, new networks, nonprofits, and investigative teams. Five years ago GIJN had only three members in Asia; today it has 15, with more on the way. With 60% of humanity, the world's fastest growing economies, and broad interest among journalists in the region, the potential (and need) for investigative journalism is vast. 

So come brainstorm and share ideas about the future of investigative reporting in Asia. Next year GIJN will co-host the third Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. As we move forward, what networks, funding models, and skill sets should we be investing in? What kinds of stories and collaborations can we do together?  

This networking session is an informal gathering. Here’s a chance to meet your colleagues and talk about how we can help each other. So relax, enjoy yourself, share your ideas and come ready to brainstorm and collaborate.

Be sure to add your name and email to the contact list they pass around so we can follow up!

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Syed Nazakat

CEO and Editor-In-Chief, DataLEADS and CIJ (India)
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 pa... Read More →
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Floreen Simon

Training Director, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ)
Floreen Simon is a Training Director at Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ). She leads PCIJ's training program and develops training modules for journalists, civil society organizations, government agencies, and academe. She also takes part in producing investi... Read More →

Saturday November 18, 2017 15:45 - 17:00
Wits Science Stadium - 2nd Floor, Room 205 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg

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