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AAJA DC scholarship opportunity for summer interns in Washington area

The AAJA District of Columbia chapter — with members from Baltimore to Richmond, Va., — is offering two US$1,000 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who have summer journalism internships in Washington, D.C. Recipients must be AAJA members. They will be asked to write a summary of their internship for the AAJA-DC website and …

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Found on Twitter: AAJA-ers cover Japan, one year after the quake

Selected tweets from AAJA members who are covering or following Japan as it marks one year after the massive earthquake on March 11, 2011. Steve Herman, @W7VOA, files several reports from the field for Voice of America. (See his collection of stories.) Masato Kajimoto, @SociologJourno, leads a group of journalism students on a reporting trip, …

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New AAJA-Asia member heads up student coverage of tsunami anniversary

AAJA-Asia’s newest member Masato Kajimoto, a teaching consultant at the Journalism & Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong, is leading a student journalism trip in Japan this week. Masato (@sociologjourno) will take seven journalism students to Japan to cover the first anniversary of last year’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. Read about the …

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AAJA Seoul live-tweets freelancing Q&A

AAJA Seoul, led by Hannah Bae, hosted a panel discussion about freelancing in Korea on Friday. AAJA-Asia brings you the highlights… Share “ Want to pen features for @YonhapNews? Or travel pieces for @cnngo_seoul? Head to @AAJAAsia’s freelancing Q&A tonight! aajaasia.wordpress.com/201… Hannah Bae Fri, Feb 17 2012 01:32:04 ReplyRetweet Share “ happenening now: #Seoul freelancing …

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Paid internship opportunity: Global news interns for AP

The Associated Press is taking internship applications for 10 U.S. and 10 international locations this summer. Cities in Asia include Seoul, Bangkok, and New Delhi. What’s more… the internships are paid! “The interns will contribute to AP’s text, video and photos report from these bureaus for 12 weeks this summer. Although a primary format may …

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AAJA Seoul panel discussion: How to freelance in Korea

How does one get into freelancing in Korea? What makes for a good pitch? What’s considered “a good story”? What are some tricks of the trade? Get your answers to these questions and more at this month’s Seoul event for the Asia chapter of Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA)! Our panelists include editors looking for …

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10 reasons why you should join AAJA-Asia for 2012

As a member, you’ll not only be supporting the goals and values of the Asian American Journalists Association, you’ll also be getting some great discounts on future events.(Joining is as easy as filling out an online form. See here.) So what’s the bottom line? 1. The first reason is the East-West Center’s International Media Conference …

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International Reporting Fellowship application deadline approaches

The International Center for Journalists‘ fellowship for minority journalists is taking applications until January 6, 2012. The 2012 program, Bringing Home the World: International Reporting Fellowship Program for Minority Journalists, sponsors select journalists of color for orientation at ICFJ headquarters in Washington D.C., followed by field reporting for two weeks. Applicants must present a project …

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