AAJA-Asia

AAJA-Asia Statement on the Shutdown of ABS-CBN by the Philippine Government

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) strongly condemns the Philippine government’s shutdown of ABS-CBN, the country’s largest broadcaster. The Philippine National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) — a government regulatory agency under the office of the president — issued a  “cease and desist” order against the popular news outlet on May 5. Although the ruling …

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AAJA-Asia’s Statement on China’s Decision to Expel U.S. Journalists

March 19, 2020 The Asia chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) emphatically protests the Chinese government’s retaliatory decision to expel American journalists and ban them from working in mainland China and the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau. At least 13 respected U.S. journalists at the New York Times, the Wall …

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AAJA Statement on the Expulsion of Three Wall Street Journal Correspondents

The Asian American Journalists Association stands by the three Wall Street Journal correspondents whose press credentials were revoked by the Chinese government on Feb. 19. The Chinese government targeted the Journal’s deputy China bureau chief, Josh Chin, and reporters Chao Deng and Philip Wen, saying the move was punishment for a recent opinion piece published …

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N3Con Highlights – from N3Con 2019 Fellowship Recipients

In 2019, AAJA-Asia once again awarded travel fellowships to AAJA members so they could attend our New. Now. Next. Media Conference in Hong Kong. The stipends were worth $350 for Asia chapter members and $500 for US-based members. Here’s what they had to say about the experience: Erum Salam, AAJA-NY N3CON was an excellent opportunity …

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AAJA Asia Digital reporting training w/ Google -Philippines

FREE REGISTRATION — LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE — LUNCH INCLUDED Date: Wed., August 14, 201912:00pm – 4:00pmGoogle PHILIPPINES (Salu-salo Room): Net Park Building, 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, 1634 Metro Manila, Philippines / +63 936 145 6554 Eligibility: Open to AAJA members and non-AAJA membersTarget audience: journalists, media professionals, students REGISTER HERE Learn how to …

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