As Myanmar heads for national elections in November, its government is intensifying attempts to stifle freedoms including that of the Asia-Pacific country’s newly vibrant media.
In the past couple of months, we have been releasing updated country reports on many of the countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
The authorities in Papua New Guinea are set to introduce a policy in parliament, which they say is aimed against cybercrime. However, critics fear it may stifle whistleblowers and opposition.
The Media Programme Asia’s mission is to strengthen the dialogue between media and politics, to monitor and highlight current media trends in the region through publications and events and to support the training of journalists towards a free, ethical and responsible press.
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On the Path to a Free Media
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The 1st Asian Investigative Journalism Conference
|Oct. 15 - 17
Asian and European Media in the Digital Age
Seoul, South Korea
We have put together a movie with highlights of the KAS E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific conference in Seoul, South Korea which took place Sep 28 - October 1 2014.
The Asia Climate Journal is a blog aiming to raise awareness for environmental issues in the region.
Analysing Press Freedom in Asia-Pacific
The Asia-Pacific Media Update is an online platform for the Asia-Pacific media landscape. It covers 33 countries from the region and analyses the latest developments and events surrounding press freedom and freedom of speech.
Media Programme Asia