AAJA Asia

Summer Rooftop BBQ Party hosted by Korea Observer

Saturday 6/27 at 18:00 이비스 스타일 앰배서더 서울 명동 Ibis Styles Ambassador Seoul Myeongdong 302 Samil-daero Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea 100-861 The Korea Observer will host a rooftop BBQ party with outstanding foreign correspondents, journalists and bloggers in Korea with the support of the Senior Public Diplomacy Group of the Foreign Ministry. Unlimited Beer and BBQ …

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N3Con activity recap: Zen Meditating at Kyukouji Temple

Members of AAJA-Asia Tokyo had the privilege of practicing zazen meditation on Saturday, May 30. Several minutes of not doing anything totally confused the brain and body of journalists, who generally have to work on one assignment after another. Zazen is supposed to help you deepen appreciation of life as part of  nature, the concept closely linked to the culture of …

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Winner of AAJA-Asia Google Digital Journalism Award

AAJA-Asia Chapter is proud to announce the winner of the first AAJA-Asia Google Digital Journalism Award that honors and recognizes the best journalism that features “new ways of storytelling” using digital technology. The award goes to: Patrick Boehler, SCMP: “Voices from Tiananmen” Here is a link to the winning entry: multimedia.scmp.com/tiananmen/ In this interactive SCMP …

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Here’s what’s happening at the AAJA-Asia Tokyo Subchapter

Freedom of the Press Awards at the FCCJ in Tokyo The FCCJ will award journalists dedicated to free speech. Prizes are awarded in five categories. All AAJA-Asia members are eligible. http://www.fccj.or.jp/the-fccj-freedom-of-the-press-awards.html  Tokyo Subchapter Spring Lunch Mixer hosted by Mayu Yoshida (NHK World) Have a toast to welcome the arrival of spring and catchup with your fellow …

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