Friday, September 27
Academic: Digital Security Act- 2018 of Bangladesh/How Data Journalism Can Help Indian Investigative Journalists
Friday, September 27
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Room 2.102, HafenCity Universit├Ąt (HCU)


  • Ashwin Ahmad (Speaker) Opinion Editor, Strategic News International
  • Priyanka Kundu (Speaker) Lecturer, Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)
  • Sanjit Oberai (Moderator) Data Journalism Trainer/Consultant, Freelance


Ashwin Ahmad will look at the current state of investigative journalism in India, the pressure that media organisations and journalists are under, the rise of ‘fake news’ through social media and how data journalism is attempting to redress this balance.

Priyanka Kundu presents her research on the state of press freedom in Bangladesh after the Digital Security Act, which was presented as a measure to control journalistic malpractice with the advent of the internet.

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