The Diploma in Multimedia Journalism, a one-year Internet-based distance learning program, will open on May 25 to a class of 15 students. Applications for admission and for scholarship grants are being accepted up to May 13.
Editors of the Asia News Network (ANN) pose with Indonesian Vice President Boediono after the opening ceremony of a seminar titled "The Strategic Balance in Asia: Cooperation and Competition" in Jakarta on Tuesday 26 April. The seminar was jointly organized by ANN, the Media Programme Asia of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and The Jakarta Post.
Editors of the Asia News Network (ANN) pose with Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa and Minister of Trade Mari E. Pangestu after a luncheon on the sidelines of the ANN Board Meeting in Jakarta on Tuesday 26 April. The seminar was jointly organized by ANN, the Media Programme Asia of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and The Jakarta Post.
On February 15, 2011 the publication 'Social Media and Politics' was launched in cooperation with the Wee Kim Wee Centre of Lee Kong Chian School of Business at Singapore Management University (SMU). The publication can be downloaded as as a PDF-file
Asia's Media Innovators Vol. 2 is a new volume of studies of innovation at media companies in Asia. It shows the dynamics in the region and reflects its potential for success. In the past few months we already published several chapters of the book on our webpage. Now the printed edition was launched. The entire publication can also be downloaded as pdf-file:
Seminar in Lao PDR
More than 70 journalists participated in the seminar "Journalism and Development: Facing New Challenges" that took place from November 10-11, 2010. Follow the provided link to get an impression of the event.
The mobile phone is predicted to be one of the main platforms for innovation in Asia in coming years, especially in China and India. Chapter Ten, the last chapter of “Asia’s Media Innovators Vol. 2.0” shows how that will digitalise the whole population in both these countries and create a wide range of new media innovations.
Malaysia is well positioned to take full advantage of new technology such as iPad and the supporting software applications. Chapter Nine of "Asia's Media Innovators Vol. 2.0" describes the more important protagonists and how decisions made almost two decades ago are now showing significant returns.
Old-fashioned, fearless and opinionated journalism: That's not really what you would expect from an online newspaper covering Thailand's major tourist destination Phuket. But that's exactly what the "Phuketwan" website is doing. And several international quotes testimony its credibility and show that old-school journalism can still be an innovation.
Workshop Political Communication in Asia
More than 40 representatives of media, science and politics participated in the Workshop "Political Communication in Asia". The conference took place in Bali, Indonesia at the end of September 2010. Follow the provided link to get an impression of the event.