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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Announcing the AAJA-Asia 2021-2022 Board

AAJA’s Asia chapter is proud to introduce its new 2021-2022 Board, as per the results of the elections: President: K. Oanh HaExecutive Vice President: Zela ChinTreasurer: Jeanhee KimSecretary: Rebecca IsjwaraNational Advisory Board Representative: K. Oanh Ha & Yuri NaganoVice Presidents, Hong Kong: Kari Lindberg & Holly ChikVice President, Seoul: Carina LeeVice Presidents, SEA/Singapore: Tom Benner & Sheryl LeeVice Presidents, Japan: Shoko Oda & Ryusei TakahashiAt-Large Board member: Glenn …

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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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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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