Publications

Country Reports

Aufbruch mit Hindernissen

by Paul Linnarz

Die Privatmedien in Myanmar stellen sich auf eine Zeit ohne Zensur ein, aber auch auf höhere Anforderungen
Die kommerziellen Medien in Myanmar verstehen sich als treibende Kraft der Demokratisierung. Mit viel Kreativität und Engagement testen sie schon jetzt die Grenzen der Pressefreiheit aus. Die bereits spürbaren und noch bevorstehenden Veränderungen stellen sie aber auch vor neue Herausforderungen. Als „Achillesferse“ im Entwicklungsprozess gilt dabei die mangelhafte Qualifikation der Journalisten.

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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.

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MoJo - Mobile Journalism in the Asian Region

by Stephen Quinn

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.

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Online Journalism in South East Asia

by Klaus Bardenhagen

Documentary
A documentary by Klaus Bardenhagen in cooperation with Madeleine Fulst for the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Media Programme Asia.

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MoJo - Mobile Journalism in the Asian Region

by Stephen Quinn

Second edition
Around the world, the mobile phone is changing the way journalists work. The publication introduces the concept of the mobile journalist, usually described by the abbreviation "mojo". It describes the spread of mobile phone as a newsgathering tool in the Asian region, and offers case studies and examples from around the world.

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Asia's Media Innovators, Vol. 2

by Stephen Quinn, Kim Kierans

The printed version
This book is more than an offspring of the 2008 Asia's Media Innovators: It's covering innovative companies, from South Korea to India, and at the same time analysing who and what is driving these players and their innovations. It shows the dynamics in the region, and reflects the potential for success.

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Social Media and Politics

by Philip Behnke

Englische Druckausgabe
The book shows the role social networking plays in the political communication in Asia. In 13 chapters it describes how various online social communities and networks such as Twitter, Facebook and blogs, are being used as tools in general political communication in Asian countries – both in an active and passive way.

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Christian Democracy: Principles and Policy-Making

by Gerhard Wahlers, Nino Galetti, Karsten Grabow, David Jonathan Grunwald, Manfred Agethen, Rudolf Uertz, Reinhard Willig, Matthias Schäfer, Christine Henry-Huthmacher, Christopher Beckmann, Patrick Keller, Helmut Reifeld, Wolfgang Stock

Handbuch für die Europäische und Internationale Zusammenarbeit der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
For decades Christian Democratic parties shaped the politics of numerous European countries while also playing a major role in initiating the European integration process. Named after the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1964, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is tied to the values of Christian Democracy. Our founding belief is the Christian understanding of man. All individuals should be treated with dignity. On this basis principle, the KAS has been advocating the advancement of freedom, democracy, the rule of law and the principles of the social market economic model.

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Asia's Media Innovators Vol 2.0 - Chapter Ten

by Stephen Quinn

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.

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Asia's Media Innovators Vol 2.0 - Chapter Nine

by Stephen Quinn, Kim Kierans

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.