Archive for the ‘General’ Category

By Julius D. Mariveles IT IS as certain as the sun rising in the East: investigative journalism is still needed in Asia. Not only that Asia is home to more than 4.3 billion people or 60 percent of the global population, it is also here where...

By Julius D. Mariveles KEVLAR helmets and bullet-proof vests may not be the ultimate guarantees to keep a journalist alive. And safety is not only the responsibility of the individual reporter, it should also be the concern of editors and the news...

By: DAVID E. KAPLAN, Global Investigative Journalism Network* FIRST, the big news: In just over two weeks we’ll convene Uncovering Asia, the region’s first investigative journalism conference. Excitement is building, and we’ve got an...

A GATHERING of hundreds of journalists and press freedom advocates from around the world, and the lighting of a million candles to rekindle dimming hopes and to light the way for justice will mark the commemoration of the Ampatuan Massacre on November...

FROM THE ranges of the Himalayas, to the steppes of Thimphu, the rolling hills of Kerala, to the concrete streets of Manila, journalists from at least 25 countries across Asia and other parts of the world will gather two days from now to share with each...

Nearly 70 speakers from 25 countries are heading to Manila this week to speak on panels and conduct workshops. So who’s coming to Asia’s first investigative journalism conference? You’ll find top investigative reporters, data journalists,...

FIFTY-EIGHT dead, five years, zero justice. This, in a nutshell, is the Ampatuan Massacre case as journalists and press freedom advocates prepare to mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest single attack on reporters and media workers across the...