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Coping with Harassment and Threats -- Online and Off
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Sat Oct 6, 2018
Jade (3rd Floor)


With the news media under assault around the world, it feels like open season on journalists: death threats and physical assaults, legal threats and jailings, trolling and doxing. The flood of online harassment has become a major problem for journalists -- and particularly so for women in the profession. What are the best strategies to cope? Here are three journalists who have suffered the consquences of speaking truth to power in India, Myanmar and Pakistan -- and who are still reporting and writing. 

Reg Chua
Chief Operating Officer, Reuters News

Aung Naing Soe
Multimedia Reporter, Coconuts Media
Umar Cheema
Special Correspondent, The News
Febriana Firdaus
-, Freelance

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