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2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Wednesday, September 21 • 09:00 - 09:30
Circumventing Legal Threats, OCCRP

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The threats in many countries are changing as investigative and other journalists seek to report on people in money and power. Increasingly, powerful persons are using legal threats, misinformation, spying and other tools to threaten media and stop them from reporting critically on them. Self censorship has never been higher as an increasingly fragile media face entrenched monied and powerful interests. OCCRP will talk about how they handle the increasingly hostile legal environment and efforts that are underway by OCCRP and other organizations to build systems to handle the next great threat to journalism.

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Drew Sullivan

Editor, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)
Drew Sullivan, USA, co-founded the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Program (OCCRP) where he now serves as editor-in-chief. He is a journalist and social entrepreneur who founded the Center for Investigative Reporting in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2004 as well as the Journalism Development Network, an innovative media development organization with programs worldwide. He is the recipient of the European Press Prize, the Daniel Pearl Award... Read More →

Wednesday September 21, 2016 09:00 - 09:30

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