AAJA-Asia

Trauma awareness and resilience: What every reporter needs to know – A free online training by AAJA-Asia & the Dart Center

Improving crisis reporting and protecting journalists have never been more important than during the Covid-19 pandemic. As we carry out the vital mission of informing citizens and holding leaders accountable, journalists frequently bear witness to human suffering, whether covering mass disasters or individual atrocities. Journalists are also sometimes the direct targets of violence and harassment …

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AAJA-Asia seeks freelancer web designer for online magazine project

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) is looking for a freelancer web designer with graphic design capabilities who would be interested in collaborating, part-time, to an online magazine that will complement its annual New.Now.Next Media conference (N3Con 2020), from 1st July until 30th August 2020. Main Duties & Responsibilities: Design, build and test …

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AAJA-Asia’s Statement Condemning Conviction of Rappler’s Maria Ressa Over Cyber Libel Charges

15 June, 2020 The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) condemns the conviction of Maria Ressa, Rappler’s CEO and Executive Editor, and Reynaldo Santos, former Rappler researcher-writer, over ‘cyber libel’ charges by the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Monday, 15 June 2020. The court sentenced Ressa and Santos to a minimum 6 months …

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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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