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AAJA-Asia Uplink: Lessons from the field

AAJA-Asia will be hosting its first ever multi-city online journalism event on Nov. 29. Two panels with several top speakers and experienced journalists from across Asia will meet, in person and online, to talk shop. Find out where people are meeting in your city and come join the discussion! LOCATIONS Tokyo — Waseda University (1-104 Totsukamachi, Shinjuku. …

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AAJA-Asia Tokyo: Meet a journalist relentlessly pursuing TEPCO

Hear from a journalist who has been covering the Tokyo Electric Power Co. news conferences for the last three years. Ryuichi Kino just has come out with his third book on his relentless pursuit for accountability from the utility and the government. He will share with us his take on the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, his insight …

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Tokyo Shinnenkai Mixer

Happy New Year! Ramy Inocencio, our Asia chapter president, is in Tokyo this week so let’s meet up. This will double as a shinnenkai event and a welcome gathering for new members, Sky Gardener and J.T. Quigley. Date/Time: Sunday, Jan. 5 from 12 p.m. Location:  Paikaji Shinjuku, 050-5797-0820 http://r.gnavi.co.jp/a197304/lang/en/map (reservation under “AAJA”) Please RSVP by selecting “Going” on the …

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AAJA member to speak at TEDx talk, How Tech Evolves Education

Good news! Tokyo-based AAJA member Chiew Farn Chung will be speaking about technology and education at TEDxTitech on Dec. 21, and AAJA members are invited to attend the event. Chung is a founder and CEO of ClassDo Inc., an online platform that provides one-to-one lessons and connects teachers and students from over 90 countries. Chung said he is …

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Data-driven reporting workshop in Tokyo and food drive

Here’s a perfect year-end coffee for AAJA members, who will be in Tokyo in December. !!!CHARITY & LEARNING EXPERIENCE!!! Location: Foredor cafe at Asakusabashi Station Date/Time: Sat., Dec. 7 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Fee: 1,000 yen for non-members; free for AAJA members Learn how to translate numbers into stories. We deal with a sea …

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AAJA-Asia 2013 Tokyo Weekend Recap: From a First-Time Attendee and New Member

By Rick E. Ochoa This past October 18th kicked-off the 2013 AAJA Asian Tokyo Weekend’s two-day event in Roppongi, Dow Jones Japan offices in Otemachi and Ginza. With recognizable names in journalism such as Jake Adelstein headlining the workshops and panel discussions, this was the must-attend event of the weekend for any veteran or upcoming …

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