Covid-19 and media

Catalyst or Destabiliser?

The pandemic has left its mark on the global media landscape. But can one really speak of a caesura or has the pandemic only reinforced existing trends?
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Investigative Journalism Manual

The Investigative Journalism Manual (IJM) has been translated into four additional languages in 2020

We published the IJM in Bengali, Dzongkha, Japanese and Vietnamese in 2020. The IJM will also be published in two additional languages in 2021: Burmese and Greek.
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Pathshala South Asian Media Institute - Online Classroom Pathshala South Asian Media Institute
Pathshala South Asian Media Institute in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Online course for students in the field of visual journalism

We support the institute to establish an online course for students in the field of visual journalism who are currently unable to attend classes due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mobile Journalism Manual now in French

The Mobile Journalism Manual has recently been translated into French as a cooperation between the KAS Media Programme Asia and the KAS Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa.
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We offer an internship at the KAS Media Programme Asia


We offer an insight into the international work of the KAS Media Programme. Our focusing areas are investigative journalism, mobile journalism and political communication.
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Die Medien und die Coronakrise: ein Blick in die Welt

Von wegen Luxusgut!

Faktengestützte und unabhängige Berichterstattung ist in Zeiten der Covid-19-Pandemie wichtiger denn je. Doch der Blick in die Welt zeigt, dass nicht jede Regierung das so sieht.
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The Media Programme Asia’s mission is to strengthen the dialogue between media and politics, to monitor and highlight current media trends in the region through publications and events and to support the training of journalists towards a free, ethical and responsible press.

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