Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung - Media Programme Asia http://www.kas.de/medien-asien/en/ webfriend.de en Bhutan’s crumbling media http://www.media-update.org/blog/bhutans-crumbling-media/ Once a pluralistic media landscape, only a few media outlets in Bhutan survived. Find out more in the latest APMU article. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2015-03-13:meldung:45876 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. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2015-03-05:meldung:45786 Press freedom loses ground across Asia http://www.media-update.org/blog/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. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2015-02-26:meldung:45674 China’s new real-name registration campaign http://www.media-update.org/blog/chinas-new-real-name-registration-campaign/ The Chinese government recently decided to tighten its already draconian internet regulations. From March 1 onwards, internet users are required to register with their real names. Read our new article on the Asia-Pacific Media Update. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2015-02-13:meldung:45547 Fiji's media decree http://www.media-update.org/blog/fijis-media-decree/ For our latest article, we looked at Fiji's media landscape after the 2014 national elections and report on the country's regulations that are still obstructing domestic media. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2015-01-27:meldung:45306 2015 ACFJ Fellowships for MA Journalism http://acfj.ateneo.edu/applynow/majournalism/ Applications for the ACFJ Fellowships for MA Journalism at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Centre for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University, are currently open. Those interested are encouraged to apply through this web-based form. Applications close on the 15th January 2015. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2014-12-19:meldung:44944 Uncovering Asia: Pictures online! https://picasaweb.google.com/107738403063168385382/UncoveringAsiaTheFirstAsianInvestigativeJournalismConference?authuser=0&feat=directlink We've put up all photos from this week's First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in Manila, Philippines. Take a look! Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2014-11-28:meldung:44658 Memorial to remember murdered journalists https://www.facebook.com/media.programme.asia One of the highlights of "Uncovering Asia" was the gathering for a candlelight vigil to mark the UN-designated International Day to End Impunity as well as Philippines' Ampatuan/Maguindanao massacre in 2009, that left 34 journalists killed. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2014-11-24:meldung:44588 Uncovering Asia: First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference https://www.facebook.com/media.programme.asia After a special event for our alumni of the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism on Saturday, Asia's first investigative journalism conference has kicked off today. More than 300 journalists and media professionals are attending the event in Manila, Philippines. Find out more on our Facebook page. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2014-11-23:meldung:44562 Counter terrorism laws in Australia http://www.media-update.org/blog/counter-terrorism-laws-in-australia-a-threat-to-its-press/ Australia's Parliament recently passed new anti-terrorism legislation. Critics say it would restrict press freedom in the country. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 tag:kas.de,2014-11-20:meldung:44524