AAJA-Asia

AAJA-Asia Launches News Diversity Initiative for Asia

Hong Kong, 3 August 2021 The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) today unveiled an ambitious initiative, Advancing News Diversity in Asia or ANDA, at its annual New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con 2021). Supported by the Facebook Journalism Project, ANDA launched in seven markets (Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, The Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan) …

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Reuters’ Gina Chua and LA Times owner Patrick Soon-Shiong to speak at N3Con21

AAJA-Asia is proud to announce the 11th edition of the New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con) – taking place online on August 2-8, 2021 – will feature two prominent figures of the Asian American news community as keynote speakers: Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and pioneering journalist Gina Chua of Reuters. Dr. Soon-Shiong is owner and Executive Chairman of California Times, publisher of the Los Angeles Times and The …

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AAJA-Asia Echoes FCC’s Concerns on Arrests and Search Involving Apple Daily in Hong Kong

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) supports the statement issued by the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong expressing concerns about the arrest of five Apple Daily executives, including its editor-in-chief Ryan Law and deputy chief editor. According to the Hong Kong police and media reports, two of the five Apple Daily executives arrested …

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AAJA-Asia Calls for Myanmar Authorities to Release Detained Journalists

3 March 2021 – The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) calls on Myanmar authorities to release all journalists detained for reporting on anti-coup demonstrations and to drop all charges against them immediately. At least 22 journalists have been arrested since the military seized power in early February, according to the Committee to Protect …

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AAJA-Asia Expresses Concern about Haze Fan Detention

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) expresses serious concerns about the arrest of Haze Fan, a Chinese-national working for Bloomberg News in Beijing, and asks for Chinese authorities to be transparent of the charges against Fan and to ensure that her rights to legal assistance are upheld. Fan has been missing since December …

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Limited Time: FREE TICKETS to N3Con 2020 Next Week

With the generous support of the International Women Media Foundation (IWMF) and other donors, AAJA-Asia is offering a limited number complimentary registrations to attend the New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con 2020). Hosted on 27-30 August by the Asia Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, the fully online event includes workshops to equip journalists with essential skills as well as panel discussions …

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