May 17, 2018

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…

April 5, 2018

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 more…

April 1, 2018

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…

January 18, 2018

#ACPC17 on YouTube

You want to know more about social media campaigning, fake news, and populism but could not attend our Asian Conference for Political Communication 2017? Watch the #ACPC17 sessions on our YouTube Channel. more…

December 20, 2017

Eastern Briefing Newsletter

The ANN newsletter provides an insight into national issues, the Asian perspective on international affairs and how opinions may differ throughout the region. Sign up now and read the top political and economic news in Asia every day. more…

December 5, 2017

New language version

Investigative Journalism Manual

The IJM is designed to equip journalists with core investigative reporting skills and to support watchdog journalism in difficult environments. It addresses how to verify leaks and rumors, how to find the right source, how to ask the right questions or how to maintain physical and digital security. more…

November 24, 2017

Adenauer Fellowship for Media and Communication

KAS Media Programme Asia supports young journalists to pursue a Master degree in Journalism. Learning new journalistic tools, discussing media ethics, getting to know different business models and building a network throughout Asia for future research projects are focus areas of this degree. more…

October 6, 2017

Investigative Journalism Manual now in Mongolian

The Media Programmes of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung have launched an updated version of the Investigative Journalism Manual merging the perspective of various continents in that field. more…

June 26, 2017

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

November 17, 2016

ANN Workshop

News Planning in Digital Newsrooms

16 editors of the Asia News Network (ANN) gathered in Singapore to discuss future ideas to ensure a smoother collaboration process. They were joined by Michael Ludewig, Managing Editor of the Swiss Blick Group, who provided an outsider’s perspective through his workshop. more…