Bhutan’s crumbling media

Once a pluralistic media landscape, only a few media outlets in Bhutan survived. Find out more in the latest APMU article. more…

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50 Years of Singapore

Today we hosted a luncheon event on 50 Years of Democratic Development in Singapore. Amongst others Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung's Asia-Pacific Head, and Charles Chong, Deputy Speaker and Member of Singapore's Parliament, were present.

Press freedom loses ground across Asia

The latest Reporters Without Borders (RSF) World Press Freedom Index noted a drastic decline in freedom of information in 2014. 21 out of 27 countries in Asia did not even make it among the first hundred, 22 saw their evaluation drop from the year before. Read all about it here. more…

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Welcome

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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Events

Apr. 22 - 25
Event

Asia News Network (ANN)

Board Meeting

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Previous events

Mar. 27 - 29
Event

International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress

On the Path to a Free Media

Nov. 22 - 24
Event

Uncovering Asia

The 1st Asian Investigative Journalism Conference

Oct. 15 - 17
Event

7th ASEF Editors’ Roundtable

Asian and European Media in the Digital Age

Publications

Video KAS E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific 2014

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. more…

Asia Climate Journal

The Asia Climate Journal is a blog aiming to raise awareness for environmental issues in the region. more…

Asia-Pacific Media Update

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. more…

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