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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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AAJA-Asia launches Chats with Asia Editors at N3Con 2020

The New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con 2020) launches on August 27 with a series of exclusive chats with editors and media executives from across the Asia Pacific region. Participants will get a chance to learn first-hand about newsroom innovations and career opportunities at the biggest news outlets, as well as tech companies and media start-ups in the region. Celebrating its …

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Maria Ressa to deliver keynote at N3Con 2020

Maria Ressa, the co-founder of Rappler – a popular digital news site that is leading the fight for press freedom in the Philippines – will deliver a keynote speech at the New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con 2020) on August 28. Celebrating its 10th year, the online conference is hosted by the Asia Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. Rappler’s executive editor …

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AAJA-Asia Condemns Arrest of Apple Daily Founder, Media Executives & Apple Daily Raid

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) strongly condemns the arrests of Apple Daily founder, Jimmy Lai, and other journalists and media executives, as well as the raid of Apple Daily’s news office, over alleged violations of Hong Kong’s National Security Law. The actions by local police constitute an unprecedented attack on the press …

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AAJA-Asia’s N3Con2020 goes live on 27 Aug

From August 27 to August 30, Asia’s journalism community will gather online for AAJA-Asia’s annual New.Now-Next media conference (N3Con 2020). Registration is now open and Tickets are available for as low as US$10 for members (US$5 for student members). 2020 has been an extraordinary year — and journalists have done extraordinary work to report on the greatest global crisis …

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