Fourth E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific
Social Media is growing very important for election campaigns in Asia and the Pacific, while populists increasingly take influence. This is the result of a three-day roundtable with electoral campaign managers and strategists from twelve countries in the Asian and Pacific region.
8th Editors’ Roundtable
Prior to this meeting, two journalists’ workshops were conducted in Brussels and Guangzhou, during the months of January and May, respectively.
The digital change is picking up speed in Asia. Especially newspaper publishers are forced to restructure their newsrooms and develop new business models.
Launch of new website
This year’s annual board meeting of the Asia News Network (ANN) was held in Beijing, China and graciously hosted in The China Daily offices. The Media Programme Asia of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) showed its continuing support for this network comprising over 20 leading regional newspapers.
Asia-Europe Journalists’ Workshop
Both Asia and Europe possess a rich diversification of culture in media landscapes. How does one connect communities through stories from other parts of the world? 20 journalists from both Asia and Europe discussed possible strategies during the two-day Asia-Europe Journalists’ Workshop.
ANN Editors‘ Meeting
What news from Asia is most interesting for the rest of the world? And how do Asian journalists reach an international audience? More than 20 editors of the Asia News Network (ANN) discussed these and more issues during the two-day Editors' Meeting in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
The KAS Media Programme Asia starts this year’s Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference with a scoop: Journalist Walter “Robby” Robinson, who led the famous Boston Globe Spotlight team’s investigation into the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, will held the conference keynote.
EXHIBITION ENDS SUCCESSFULLY
Almost 50.000 visitors came within three weeks to the National Museum of Singapore to see the 145 award-winning photographs of the World Press Photo 2015 exhibition. These are twice as many visitors as in the past year.
WORKSHOP FOR ANN-MEMBER THE STATESMAN
Together with its institutional partner Asia News Network (ANN), the KAS Media Programme Asia has opened a new office in Delhi, India. In an additional workshop, the online editors of The Statesman have been trained.
Fellowships for MA Journalism Programme
In Manila, the KAS Media Programme Asia and the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) screened and evaluated applications from potential fellowship holders for the MA Journalism programme at the ACFJ.