Free, Online Sessions to Improve your Digital Reporting Skills

The AAJA-Asia Training Network is pleased to announce a new series of free training sessions for journalists looking to improve their reporting skills and employ the latest digital tools in their news gathering, fact-checking, reporting and storytelling. While we are getting ready to deliver our first in person training workshops in two years with partners …

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Call for APAC Journalists to Join AAJA-Asia’s Training Network

AAJA-Asia and the Google News Initiative (GNI) have teamed up to provide free training and outreach to journalists in Asia looking to improve their reporting skills and employ the latest digital tools in their newsgathering, fact-checking, reporting, and storytelling. Apply to join the network! Since 2019, the AAJA-Asia Training Network has trained over 1,000 people all over Asia. The …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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