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Welcome, everyone! Mark your calendars -- Asia’s first investigative journalism conference is happening. Join us in Manila on November 22-24 for this breakthrough event, bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world. 

Check back soon for updates on our program. IJAsia14 will feature nearly 30 sessions and special events. There will be 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.

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Monday, November 24 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
China and Investigative Reporting

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As the world's second largest economy and an emerging superpower, China is one of the most important stories of our time. While the Chinese leadership has been tightening its grip on the media, a growing body of talented journalists, inside and outside the country, is pushing the envelope to conduct in-depth reporting. And as China becomes more engaged in the global economy, more information and data are becoming available. The panel will showcase the use of open-source records, official documents, and cross-border footprints to confirm identities and locate assets. Speakers will also share story ideas and explore collaboration possibilities.  

Moderators
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Ying Chan

Director & Professor, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong
Ying Chan is a writer, educator, and the founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre. As an academic unit of HKU, the JMSC offers professional graduate and undergraduate degrees in journalism, and MPhil and PhD degrees. She was also the founding dean (2003-2011) of the journalism school at Shantou University in China. Prior to joining HKU in 1998, Chan spent 23 years working as a journalist in New York City, where she... Read More →

Speakers
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Zhan Jiang

Professor, School of International Journalism and Communication, Beiijing Foreign Studies University
Prof. Zhan Jiang works at School of International Journalism and Communication, Beijing Foreign Studies University. He is also the adjunct professor at Sun Yat-Sen University and South China University of Technology. Prof. Zhan previously served as professor and director of Journalism and Communication Department, China Youth University of Political Studies. His research interests include: media law and media ethics, theories and history of... Read More →
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Ben Richardson

Freelance Journalist & Consultant, Independent Reporting on China
I quit my job as a Bloomberg News editor-at-large in March after 13 years at the company because the company spiked a 7-month investigative piece I was working on with Mike Forsythe (now of the NYT), Peter Hirschberg (now working for Reuters special reports team under Mike Williams) and Shai Oster (still there). I want to set up a non-profit body in Hong Kong that would seek to collaborate with similar bodies or like-minded individuals in... Read More →
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Huang Zhimin

CTO, Caixin
Huang Zhimin is chief technology officer for Caixin, the Chinese business magazine.


Monday November 24, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ballroom C

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