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GIJN Bulletin -- July 13, 2016

Asia Conference in 10 Weeks!

Thanks, everyone, for the great response -- with your help, we’re pulling together Asia’s most enterprising journalists for the 2nd Asian Investigative Journalism Conference. You'll find Pulitzer winners, data experts, Internet sleuths, offshore asset trackers, and investigators from 30 countries. We've already posted 60 sessions on the site. Join colleagues from the BBC, Guardian, ICIJ, NYTimes, OCCRP, Asahi Shimbun (Japan), Tempo (Indonesia), Newstapa (Korea), Pratachai (Thailand), Express, Times, NDTV and IndiaSpend (India), Dawn, News and Express-Tribune (Pakistan), PCIJ, GMA TV and Rappler (Philippines), Sunday Times (Sri Lanka) and more. Now's the time to book your ticket!

Virtual Reality: Meet Data Journalism

Virtual Reality is a powerful tool to make journalism more immersive, and it’s becoming a key part of journalism's toolkit. But how do you integrate data journalism into VR? Despite unique challenges, journalists and developers have begun to experiment. Check out some compelling examples from this Simon Rogers post. 

China's Environmental Journalists 

To mark the 2016 China Environmental Press Awards, Liu Jianqiang gives an inside look at Chinese journalists who refuse to tow the official line and explains why supporting China's investigative reporters is more important than ever: "Whether the industry is flourishing or in decline, journalists will always be among those first on the scene when disaster strikes."
Also on

Methodology: How One Mexican Data Team Uncovered the Story of 4,000 Missing Women, María Crosas Batista. 

Top Ten #ddj (June 23-30): Brexit data; Aleph Data Search Tool, Spatial data, GIJN & Connected Action. 

Tips & Tools 

Global Real Estate Index, JLL

Visualizing Refugee Data, SciAm

Global Miranda Warnings, CRS

EU #ddj Call for Proposals, EC 

Free Icons for your Website, Google

Shooting 360 Video Tips, IJNet

NPR Editorial Training, NPR

Stories of the Week 

Namibia: Bling King & Rhino Poaching, Oxpeckers

India: Universities' Poor Rankings, IndiaSpend

US: Unregulated Cruise Industry, Univision

Uganda: Railroad Embezzlement?, The Observer

Mexico: Sand Traffic, El Universal
US: Doctors & Sex Abuse, AJC

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