Media Dialogue Devotes its Monthly Talk
to the Challenges and Trends in Investigative Journalism
On March 17, the Media Dialogue project funded by European Union will hold its second public Media Dialogue Talk, devoted to the topic of “Investigative Journalism – How to Create High-Quality Material.” Journalists and media managers, civil society representatives, activists, and influencers are invited to the event. Roman Dobrokhotov, the founder and Editor-In-Chief of the Moscow-based independent online newspaper The Insider specializing in investigative journalism and fact-checking will take part in the event as a main speaker. Investigative journalists from Kyrgyzstan – a founder of Temirov LIVE channel Bolot Temirov and a founder of “Ali Toktakunov Media Hub” Ali Tottakunov will also intervene and share their experience and vision of the development of investigative journalism.
During the meeting with the professional media community of Kyrgyzstan, Roman Dobrokhotov will present the tools at the disposal of investigative journalism, and share insights into his most famous investigations, on what difficulties investigative journalists face and why the future of professional journalism lies precisely with investigation and fact-checking. In addition, Roman Dobrokhotov will touch upon issues of journalists safety, media independence and models for media monetization. Bolot Temirov and Ali Toktakunov will talk about the challenges investigative journalism is facing and what to look for when working on materials and facts in Kyrgyzstan.
Media Dialogue Talks are monthly seminars to facilitate exchange of experiences and the creation of collaborative links amongst the community of media, civil society, and civic and digital activists of Kyrgyzstan.