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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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Pitch your panel idea for journalism conference in Myanmar 2014

AAJA-Asia has partnered with the East-West Center on an upcoming conference you won’t want to miss. We want to offer an AAJA-led workshop or panel in Yangon and looking for ideas. The East-West Center is holding a conference in Yangon, Myanmar, on March 10-12, 2014, to gather journalists around the world to examine the issue of …

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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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Brush up on your skills at our Tokyo Weekend journalism mini-conference

Mark your calendars for the “AAJA-Asia Tokyo Weekend” mini-conference at Dow Jones Japan. The event, Oct. 18-19, will combine journalism workshops, a panel discussion, excursion in Tokyo and networking opportunities. The program includes a photography tutorial for print reporters, online resume and web site building workshop, investigative reporting workshop and panel on how best for …

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Convention recap: AAJA-Asia wins Chapter of the Year Award for 2nd year

More than 20 AAJA-Asia chapter members made their way to the annual journalism conference, this year in New York in August 21-24. That’s record attendance for the Asia chapter at a national convention, out of nearly 1,400 people who registered this year. Long-time AAJA-Asia leader Professor Ying Chan received the Lifetime Achievement Award, but that …

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JUNE 7: NETWORKING & NORTH KOREA w/ the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club

A night of networking and North Korea? AAJA and the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club are making it happen this June! Come out for a joint happy hour with AAJA and the SFCC, plus a screening of “Juche Strong,” an 18-minute documentary on North Korea. We’ll also be joined by a visiting class of U.S. student journalists from WTAMU, …

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