For decades, the Golden Triangle has been a source of fascination to journalists around the world. They’ve focused on the seemingly endless stories of criminal rackets, larger-than-life characters, and the area’s rich history and cultures. Covering organized crime, however, is challenging, and facts about the region’s black markets, its criminal players and their political backers can be hard to come by. In this GIJN webinar, three senior reporters will share their tips and resources to report from this region.
Asia and Pacific
Reporting Tools & Tips
Cross-border collaborations allow newsrooms to pool resources and overcome financial hurdles. On the fourth day of GIJC21, journalists based in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, and Malaysia offered tips for conducting successful collaborative reporting projects.
News & Analysis
Threats to NGOs and civil society actors have escalated in a number of countries across Asia and the Pacific, among them the arrests of activists opposing the referendum in Thailand and supporters of the West Papua freedom movement in the Pacific.