Of Facebook Revolutions and Twitter Presidents

In 2010, the internet was thought to be an instrument of global democratisation. But with the onset of the “Arab winter”, that hope has given way to severe disappointment. Now, the internet is even blamed for the increasing populism. An attempt at a sober assessment. By Torben Stephan more…

Apply for the Adenauer Fellowship

We are opening the application cycle for this year’s Adenauer Fellowship on 16th April. Journalists and communication experts can apply for the scholarship to complete a post graduate study in the region. Deadline is 31st May 2018. Find more information about the requirements and the application process on http://adenauer.careers/ more…

Welcome to the team!

Constance Siew will join the Media Program Asia of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung with immediate effect. She will be supporting the team as a project manager, and giving our social media pages a new boost. She graduated with a degree in Global Studies from the National University of Singapore(NUS), and also studied at the University of Bonn. more…

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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

May 23 - 25
Event

ANN Board Meeting

June 24 - 27
Congress

International Media Conference 2018

July 12 - 13
Congress

CeDEM Asia 18

Oct. 5 - 7
Congress

Uncovering Asia 2018

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Publications

Of Facebook Revolutions and Twitter Presidents

How Digitalisation Changes Political Decision-Making

In 2010, the internet was thought to be an instrument of global democratisation. But with the onset of the “Arab winter”, that hope has given way to severe disappointment. Now, the internet is even blamed for the increasing [...] more…

Three Adenauer alumni awarded

We congratulate our Adenauer alumni Luis Liwanag, Chiara Zambrano and Che de los Reyes on the receiving of various awards. International juries found their video features on political and societal conflicts in the Philippines to [...] more…

Apply for the Adenauer Fellowship

We are opening the application cycle for this year’s Adenauer Fellowship on 16th April. Journalists and communication experts can apply for the scholarship to complete a post graduate study in the region. Deadline is 31st May [...] more…

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