News

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…

October 28, 2016

Uncovering Asia

Asia’s Investigative Journalists meet in Nepal

Walter „Robby“ Robinson was the star of Uncovering Asia, the largest conference for investigative journalism in Asia. Everyone wanted a selfie with the 70-year-old. The conference is hosted biennially by the KAS Media Programme Asia in cooperation with the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN). more…

October 27, 2016

International Media Conference

350 journalists from all over the world meet in India

After two years, the International Media Conference was hosted again by the KAS Media Programme Asia in cooperation with the East-West Center (EWC). Journalists from more than 40 nations visited the biennially conference, this year in India under the slogan “South Asia Looking East”. more…

August 26, 2016

Fourth E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific

Political strategists meet in Colombo

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. more…

July 7, 2016

8th Editors’ Roundtable

A brainstorming session amongst editors from Europe and Asia

Prior to this meeting, two journalists’ workshops were conducted in Brussels and Guangzhou, during the months of January and May, respectively. more…

June 22, 2016

Digital change

Asia News Network meets german and swiss publishing houses

The digital change is picking up speed in Asia. Especially newspaper publishers are forced to restructure their newsrooms and develop new business models. more…

May 29, 2016

Launch of new website

ANN Board Meting

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. more…

May 24, 2016

Asia-Europe Journalists’ Workshop

KAS Media Programme connects journalists from Asia and Europe

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. more…

May 24, 2016

ANN Editors‘ Meeting

News from Asia to the World – Discussions on ANN’s Future Strategies

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. more…

April 11, 2016

„Uncovering Asia“

Spotlight’s Robinson opens Asian Investigative Journalism Conference

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. more…