AAJA-Asia

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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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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