AAJA Asia

Congratulations to the winner of AAJA-Asia’s travel stipend

I am pleased to announce the winner of AAJA-Asia’s inaugural Professional Development Travel Stipend Program. On behalf of the AAJA-Asia board, I’d like to congratulate Lauren Hardie, in Seoul, who will receive $350 for expenses toward the chapter’s annual New.Now.Next International Media Conference in Hong Kong this June 6-8. For more on N3Con, head here: www.n3con.com We …

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AAJA-Asia Tokyo: Meet a journalist relentlessly pursuing TEPCO

Hear from a journalist who has been covering the Tokyo Electric Power Co. news conferences for the last three years. Ryuichi Kino just has come out with his third book on his relentless pursuit for accountability from the utility and the government. He will share with us his take on the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, his insight …

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AAJA in Myanmar, with the East-West Center

More than a dozen AAJA members from Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore, Bangkok, New York and Honolulu gathered in Yangon, Myanmar, for the East-West Center International Media Conference, from March 10 to 12. The theme was “challenge of a free press,” and Aung San Suu Kyi kicked off the conference with a keynote address. AAJA members not …

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