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ONE MORE DAY TO OUR FIRST TRIVIA BOWL FUNDRAISER

COME ONE, COME ALL!  Bragging rights, good times, comedy with the very hilarious and (famous) Vivek Mahbubani, food +2 drinks, silent auction for unique holiday experiences/gifts… AAJA-Asia is throwing its first fundraiser, Trivia Bowl TOMORROW: @The Bungalow at The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street 6:30 pm REGISTER 7:00 pm TRIVIA BOWL BEGINS TEAMS that have RSVP’d include: WSJ, NYT, BLOOMBERG, HKFP, HARVEY NASH …

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Journalist groups ‘deeply dismayed’ at arrest of Hong Kong photographer in Thailand

AAJA Asia Chapter joins the FCC, HK Press Photographers Association, HK Journalists Association in expressing dismay in charging photographer Anthony Kwan Hok Chun.  Anthony is a friend of AAJA, having been a member in the Minnesota Chapter when he was in college.  We support him now as he fights charges filed against him, which prohibits …

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Recap: ‘Whistleblower’ and Journalist Q&A in Seoul

Seoul members of AAJA-Asia spent an afternoon on Saturday, Sept.  12, watching a movie about journalists who uncovered what some call the biggest scoop in the history of journalism in South Korea, and speaking with a journalist who has lost his job at a South Korean major broadcaster, years after the scoop. “The Whistleblower” is a Korean drama …

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3 lessons from AAJA National Convention, by Sean Lim

By Sean Lim in Seoul This was my first attendance at an AAJA National Convention. Due to the heavy distance, time and expense of traveling from Asia, I had postponed several previous opportunities, especially since I was skeptical of whether I would enjoy the panels, workshops and events. Well, the 2015 convention in San Francisco dispelled all those doubts. …

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