The Pulitzer Prizes in the Digital Age

Ninety-three years after the first awards were given out, how has the Pulitzer Prizes changed in the age of digital journalism?  Join us on a BlogTalkRadio session for a Q&A with journalists who have been involved in the Pulitzer Prize process– as an administrator, judge or winner.

Japanese cameraman killed covering Thai protests

A Japanese TV cameraman who worked for Reuters for more than 15 years was among those killed in a bloody clash in Thailand between anti-government protesters and soldiers. Reuters Tokyo bureau chief Rodney Joyce remembers Hiro Muramoto, 43, in a touching column. http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2010/04/12/remembering-hiros-gentle-smile/

Q&A with Hiroko Tabuchi

 “One big challenge is to write about Japan in a way that interests a general audience, but still sounds right to people who know Japan more intimately. It’s all about balancing nuance and detail with wider perspectives.” — Metropolis magazine talks to AAJA-Asia member Hiroko Tabuchi of The New York Times: http://bit.ly/dqq67M

SAJA 2010 Journalism Awards

Entries now open for annual awards honoring excellence in coverage of South Asia & outstanding reporting by South Asian journalists and students in the United States and Canada. Categories include outstanding reporting on South Asia in news, business, culture & commentary, the SAJA Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia, and one-time category …

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Osborn Elliott Prize: $10,000

If you are a writer or know a writer who produced a great story on Asia during calendar year 2009, it’s time to apply for the Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia. Submissions are due by Friday, March 19.

IHT openings in Hong Kong

The International Herald Tribune is looking for experienced copy editors to work in Hong Kong for its Asian edition. You will work with a team of dedicated, hard-working editors and correspondents from The New York Times-Herald Tribune family to offer our readers a well-edited, must-read newspaper six mornings a week and a 24-hour Web report. …

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FCCJ Scholarships. Students, apply now!

Each year, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan awards up to one million yen in scholarship funds to university students who have demonstrated a serious interest in journalism. The fund was originally established by former FCCJ member Swadish DeRoy and is now supported through generous donations from individuals and businesses dedicated to excellence in journalism. …

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