2016

**2016 AAJA Seoul’s Tea Talk event **

AAJA Seoul invites its members and journalists to the upcoming tea talk with leukemia victims from Samsung semiconductor plants and Samsung representatives. The event will take place on January 16 when Samsung is expected to conclude its negotiation with representatives of leukemia victims over a host of thorny issues, including the compensation package, preventive measures …

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Letter of Candidacy – National Board Representative (Oanh Ha)

AAJA is my family. There’s no other way to describe my relationship with this unique community that first welcomed me as a high school scholarship recipient. While at the national convention this summer, I ran into an AAJA friend who still remembered giving me that scholarship when I was a teenager. There are many journalism and media organizations, but …

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Letter of Candidacy – National Board Representative (Blessing Waung)

Dear AAJA-Asia, I first was involved with AAJA as a high school student, aspiring to become a journalist and admiring those established in their journalism careers. It has been such a special experience to be a part of our chapter here in Asia, to meet incredible friends and mentors, and to be a part of others’ journeys in …

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Letter of Candidacy – VP of Seoul (Tae-hoon Lee)

Many journalists in South Korea, including myself, have long been forced to work as the government’s mouthpiece and now increasingly for family-run chaebols. It is no secret that local journalists have no choice but to write state-funded or chaebol-backed advertorials without any mention of them being paid content if they want to keep their job as media companies’ dependence …

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