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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) …

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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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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’s Statement on China’s Decision to Expel U.S. Journalists

March 19, 2020 The Asia chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) emphatically protests the Chinese government’s retaliatory decision to expel American journalists and ban them from working in mainland China and the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau. At least 13 respected U.S. journalists at the New York Times, the Wall …

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AAJA Statement on the Expulsion of Three Wall Street Journal Correspondents

The Asian American Journalists Association stands by the three Wall Street Journal correspondents whose press credentials were revoked by the Chinese government on Feb. 19. The Chinese government targeted the Journal’s deputy China bureau chief, Josh Chin, and reporters Chao Deng and Philip Wen, saying the move was punishment for a recent opinion piece published …

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February Newsletter: N3Con Magazine Recruiting — Fact-Checking Workshop in SG — A New Mall In Insadong Says Hello

Welcome to 2020, the Year of the Rat, and the first issue of AAJA-Asia’s monthly newsletter! Inside, you’ll find updates from each subchapter, upcoming events, and more. The full version of this newsletter will be sent monthly to current AAJA-Asia members. Member-only news includes job listings and career updates. To renew your membership, go to …

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AAJA-Asia seeks part-time Executive Director Asia Pacific

The Asia chapter of the Asian-American Journalists Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational and professional organization for media professionals, is seeking candidates for the part-time position of Executive Director Asia Pacific. The successful candidate should have experience in event organizing, fundraising, outreach and development, membership growth, and professional development. The successful candidate will work with AAJA-Asia …

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