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September 21, 2014

Self-censorship threatens media

Check out our new article about Sri Lanka's post-war self censorship, which has become a common practice in the country and is now threatening the media environment. more…

September 9, 2014

Hard times for Asia-Pacific’s media

The Asia-Pacific Media Update for the first half of 2014, monitoring press freedom developments in the region, is coming up. Here's a preview of what to expect. more…

August 6, 2014

Nepal's controversial bill

Is Nepal's contempt of court bill restricting its domestic media? Find out in our latest article on the Asia-Pacific Media Update. more…

July 24, 2014

India’s Minister of Social Media

Read our latest article on the Asia-Pacific Media Update about India's PM, Narendra Modi, and his use of social media to connect with the masses. more…

July 11, 2014
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KAS E-lection Bridge Africa 2014

Torben Stephan, Director of the Media Programme Asia, took part in the 2014 KAS E-lection Bridge Africa event that brought together leading campaign experts from Subsahara-Africa and Europe. Focus of the conference: campaign strategy, working with media and inner party democracy.

July 7, 2014

Too big to control

Check out the latest feature on our new press freedom website, the Asia-Pacific Media Update. One of our ACFJ alumni, Vanitha Nadaraj, reports on the impact of social media on Malaysian politics and the recent lawsuit against an online news site. more…

July 4, 2014

Pork and its ugly perks

Avigail Olarte, graduate from the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism, has published a piece for our new website on press freedom in Asia-Pacific. She writes about Philippines' pork barrel scandal and demands for better transparency laws. more…

May 27, 2014

The Dawn in Berlin

Qurat ul ain Siddiqui, Deputy Editor and Asia News Network (ANN) coordinator from Pakistan's leading newspaper The Dawn, spent two weeks at Germany's biggest news wire service, Deutsche Presse Agentur (dpa). more…

April 30, 2014

ACFJ-Alumni featured in New York Times

Two video stories by Rajneesh Bhandari, multimedia journalist and graduate of the Konrad Adenauer Center for Asian Journalism (ACFJ), have been featured on the New York Times website. more…

April 23, 2014

Period of grace for Asian newspapers

Read all about the Asian newspaper market in our latest report. more…