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AAJA Tokyo brunch this Sunday (with possible tour of AP offices)

Tokyo’s AAJA-Asia members and friends are meeting for brunch this Sunday, March 4, with a special guest, chapter president Ken Moritsugu, who is visiting Tokyo on business. A note from Yuriko Nagano: Please come out to meet our fabulous prez Ken and more importantly meet and mingle with other reporters in town and hear about …

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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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Japanese website covers AAJA Twitter event

The Japanese website Blogos has published an article about AAJA-Tokyo’s special lecture by Twitter journalist Daisuke Tsuda last week. Check it out if you read Japanese. Or visit our recaps: Japan quake changed social media’s role, Twitter journalist @tsuda says Storify recap: Tweets from AAJA-Tokyo’s Tsuda lecture

Japan quake changed social media's role, Twitter journalist @tsuda says

Daisuke Tsuda’s lecture in Tokyo received a warm reception on Friday night. About 3o people came to hear the Twitter journalist talk about the increasingly important role of social media, said  AAJA-Tokyo member Yuri Kageyama, correspondent for the Associated Press who organized the event. Tsuda (@tsuda), who has more than 190,000 followers on Twitter, says …

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This Friday: #AAJATsuda special Twitter lecture in Tokyo

Spread the word. This week’s trending Twitter hashtag: #AAJATsuda. AAJA’s special lecture by Twitter star Daisuke Tsuda in Tokyo happens this Friday, December 23. @tsuda is a leading Twitter pioneer with more than 196,000 followers. Admission is free. RSVP and find details at the event’s Facebook page: AAJA Lecture in Tokyo: Twitter journalist Daisuke Tsuda …

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Tokyo: AAJA to host special lecture by Twitter star Daisuke Tsuda

Whether you’re just starting to experiment with SNS as a journalistic tool, or you’re already a savvy user, any reporter covering Japan can hope to learn from Daisuke Tsuda, a leading Twitter pioneer with more than 196,000 followers. His bio on his Twitter account @tsuda reads: “born in Tokyo and raised on the Internet.” A …

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Found on Twitter: Akiko Fujita visits waterlogged Thailand

AAJA-Asia member Akiko Fujita, ABC news reporter in Tokyo, filed a report from Bangkok as floodwaters closed in earlier this month. Watch her story on ABC News’ website. Akiko’s Twitter feed (@akikofujita) offered a more personal vantage point: “ Late night flight out to Bangkok. Flooding awaits… Akiko Fujita October 13, 2011 11:06:07 AM EDT …

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