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.
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).
International Media Conference
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”.
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.