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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Johanna Son

Inter-Press Service
Regional Director for Asia-Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand
Johanna Son, a journalist for more than two decades, is the Bangkok-based director of IPS Asia-Pacific (www.ipsnewsasia.net) media organisation.

She has edited 15 books, the latest one being ‘Reporting Development in ASEAN’, which contains the work of regional journalists and a content analysis study on how the region’s newspapers report on the Association of South-east Asian Nations. She now looks after a fellowship program around reporting on ASEAN ahead of the ASEAN Community in 2015, which includes a media forum on ASEAN reporting next year.

She has also designed and run capacity-building and reporting programmes, including co-implemented IPS Asia-Pacific's 10-year fellowship program called Imaging Our Mekong for journalists from the Greater Mekong Region, and has led multi-cultural teams of Asian journalists in editorial teams that produce newspapers/online newspapers conferences.

A magna cum laude graduate of the University of the Philippines and Philippine winner of the Citibank Pan-Asia Journalism Award in 1992, she has covered foreign policy, ASEAN, politics, development and culture and writes for various news organisations as well.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, November 24

4:00pm PST