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Blog - Environmental Journalism in Asia-Pacific

The Asia-Pacific region is facing enormous environmental problems and the need for widespread, accurate, credible and regular media information on all aspects of the environment, climate, natural resources and energy is crucial to mitigate these issues as much as possible. Environmental Journalism, however, is a fairly new field. more…

September 10, 2012

Environmental Journalism in Asia-Pacific

In 2009, six major environmental problems were identified as facing Asia-Pacific. They were urban excess, deforestation, overfishing, global warming, air pollution and limited safe water supplies. more…

August 3, 2012

The social media (r)evolution?

Asian Perspectives on New Media

"The social media (r)evolution? Asian perspectives on new media" is a compilation of 13 articles that discuss social media developments and trends in Asia. For this publication we invited eleven alumni from the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines to share their views on social media issues based on their inside knowledge and hands-on experience. more…

June 15, 2012

Political Polling in Asia-Pacific

Edited by Alastair Carthew and Simon Winkelmann

Political polling came late to Asia compared to places like the United States where George Gallup pioneered the art of using statistical methodology of survey sampling to measure public opinion. In some Asia-Pacific countries, such as Singapore political polling remains a somewhat immature science, but one that is slowly developing. But in others, such as Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines it has developed into an integral - and often controversial - segment of the political fabric. Australia and New Zealand have taken political polling to even more sophisticated levels. more…

February 27, 2012

MoJo - Mobile Journalism in the Asian Region

Third Edition

Around the world, mobile phones are changing the way journalists work. This third edition of a ground-breaking book continues to follow the development of the concept of the mobile journalist, known by the abbreviation “mojo”. Mobile journalists are reporters who use a mobile or cell phone to shoot stills or video with the mobile’s camera, capture and edit audio and video, and compose stories with fold-away keyboards. more…

Stephen Quinn | January 13, 2012