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Join AAJA Seoul for a trip to the DMZ, with Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights

Time for a spring trip! We’ll embark for the DMZ to Panmunjom. This is as close as you can get to the border between the two Koreas. The trip will be about 6-7 hours total on Saturday, May 24… starting at 11AM. And this won’t be any ordinary DMZ tour. Of course we’ll have the …

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Congrats to Jean Lee, Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship winner

AAJA-Asia member Jean Lee, Seoul bureau chief for the Associated Press, is a 2014 recipient of the Alicia Patterson Foundation grant, American journalism’s oldest writing fellowship. The program — created in 1965 in memory of Alicia Patterson, editor and publisher of Newsday — helps top journalists pursue in-depth reporting on national and international issues. The new …

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Job opening: Freelance journalist in Asia for Gay Star News

Gay Star News, which bills itself as the world’s leading, rolling LGBT news website, is seeking a freelance journalist in Asia within an hour or two of the Hong Kong time zone. The position offers competitive rates and is part-time, and with weekend shifts. We need an experienced/qualified news journalist with a passion for gay …

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