Adil Jalilov is the founder of first fact checking project in Central Asia factcheck.kz; director of International Centre for Journalism Medianet. He has successfully graduated from Almaty State University with the degree in philology. He has also studied theory of text perception in Dortmund of Germany. He previously was the Editorial Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Publishing House “Vlast” (vlast.kz); Editor-in-Chief of Central Asia Human Rights Portal “Voice of Freedom of Central Asia” (vof.kg); editor on Kazakhstan of the Internet magazine “Oasis”; Regional Editor for Central Asia IWPR (Institute for War and Peace Reporting); journalist of the newspaper “Panorama”; teacher of the Kazakh-German University, etc.
Adil is the initiator and head of a number of projects in the media, sociology (Media School – independent journalism courses since 2005; Demoscope – rapid public opinion polls on topical issues; Practical Journalism – training manual and online course; vocabulary of hostility in social networks in Kazakhstan “, developer of courses on analytical journalism, etc.)