detail - Media Programme Asia
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The annual workshop seeks to attract the most promising among the contemporary crop of Asian journalists to discuss themes and issues arising from forces that drive journalism in the information age and those that will define their professional careers. The title of this years forum was "Global Recession, Asian Repercussions ". Focussing on the global financial crisis and recession, the participants disussed its effects on asia and the media industry and learned about new trends like "Mobile Journalism".
Close to 80 participants from 15 countries took part in the forum.
Pictures of the event can be found here
Using the following links you will find the presentations of the first conference day (May 18, 2009)
- The Human Face of the Financial Crisis by Prof. Leonor Magtolis Briones (UP National College of Public Administration and Governance and Co-Convenor, Social Watch Philippines)
- The Global Economic Crisis - What it Means to Asia by Cielito F. Habito (Professor of Economics & Director,Ateneo Center for Economic Research & Development, Ateneo de Manila University)
- Global Crisis and Asian Economic Integration by Jong-Wha Lee (Head, Office of Regional Economic Integration)
- "Missing" From Media by Prof. Solita Monsod (Convenor, Philippine Human Development Network)