AAJA-Asia Launches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Reporting Fellowships

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) is accepting applications for its first-ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Reporting Fellowships as part of the Advancing News Diversity in Asia (ANDA) project.  WHAT: AAJA-Asia is offering a number of reporting fellowships to enable journalists to write stories on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) affecting Asia Pacific communities. Preferred …

AAJA-Asia Launches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Reporting Fellowships Read More »

AAJA-Asia Releases Asia Wide Journalists Survey on Diversity

As part of its Advancing News Diversity in Asia (ANDA) project, the Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter released today a first-of-its-kind survey on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Asia newsrooms. Journalists currently working in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan are warmly invited to take up the survey. Recently …

AAJA-Asia Releases Asia Wide Journalists Survey on Diversity Read More »

AAJA-Asia Congratulates Maria Ressa on Nobel Peace Prize

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia chapter (AAJA-Asia) congratulates Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for winning the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. They were recognized “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression” in the Philippines and Russia. Ressa is the first Filipino Nobel laureate, and is the only woman among this year’s awardees so far. …

AAJA-Asia Congratulates Maria Ressa on Nobel Peace Prize Read More »

AAJA-Asia Releases Journalists Survey for Snapshot of Diversity in Asia

Friday, 24 September – The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter released today a first-of-its-kind survey to get a snapshot of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) issues in Asia’s newsrooms, as part of its Advancing News Diversity in Asia (ANDA) project. Journalists currently working in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan …

AAJA-Asia Releases Journalists Survey for Snapshot of Diversity in Asia Read More »

Blockchain Workshop for Journalists

As part of its monthly Digital N3 Salons series, the Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) is pleased to schedule a free online workshop on Blockchain for Journalists on Saturdays 25th September and 2nd October 2021. Blockchain technology – which powers cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, which allows for building decentralized applications – holds …

Blockchain Workshop for Journalists Read More »

Statement from AAJA-Asia and the Seoul subchapter regarding the amendments to Korea’s Press Arbitration Act

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) and its Seoul subchapter — representing nearly 200 journalists across Asia and in Seoul — is paying close attention to the developments regarding South Korea’s Press Arbitration Act. We are concerned with the move to pass an amendment to the act that could threaten press freedoms laid …

Statement from AAJA-Asia and the Seoul subchapter regarding the amendments to Korea’s Press Arbitration Act Read More »

AAJA-Asia Launches News Diversity Initiative for Asia

Hong Kong, 3 August 2021 The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) today unveiled an ambitious initiative, Advancing News Diversity in Asia or ANDA, at its annual New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con 2021). Supported by the Facebook Journalism Project, ANDA launched in seven markets (Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, The Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan) …

AAJA-Asia Launches News Diversity Initiative for Asia Read More »

Reuters’ Gina Chua and LA Times owner Patrick Soon-Shiong to speak at N3Con21

AAJA-Asia is proud to announce the 11th edition of the New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con) – taking place online on August 2-8, 2021 – will feature two prominent figures of the Asian American news community as keynote speakers: Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and pioneering journalist Gina Chua of Reuters. Dr. Soon-Shiong is owner and Executive Chairman of California Times, publisher of the Los Angeles Times and The …

Reuters’ Gina Chua and LA Times owner Patrick Soon-Shiong to speak at N3Con21 Read More »