Closure of our office until 1st of June 2020
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in Singapore will be closed until the 1st of June due to the extension of the circuit breaker, announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday, 21st of April 2020. Please feel free to reach us via email or phone during the home office period. We hope you are safe and healthy during these uncertain times.
Misinformation in Medicine Forum
In collaboration with Health Analytics Asia and the Google News Initiative, the KAS Media Programme Asia will be organising a one-day seminar on Misinformation in Medicine. The seminar will take place on 8 December 2019 in Singapore.
Narrative Writing Bootcamp
The KAS Media Programme Asia in collaboration with The Caravan Magazine (India), will be organising a three day training workshop on narrative writing for a selected group of South Asian journalists. The workshop will take place on 28-30 November 2019 in Kulutara, Sri Lanka.
Multimedia Reporting in Bhutan
The KAS Media Programme Asia in partnership with the Journalism Association of Bhutan, will be organising a three day workshop on multimedia reporting for a selected group of local journalists. The workshop will take place on 25-27 November 2019 in Paro, Bhutan.
Adenauer Fall School
The KAS Media Programme Asia will be organising a three day Fall School for our Adenauer Fellows and selected alumni. It will cover the topics of media ethics as well as podcasting. The fall school will take place on 26-28 October 2019 in Cebu, Philippines.
World Press Photo Workshops
The KAS Media Programme Asia in partnership with the Straits Times (Singapore) and World Press Photo Foundation (Netherlands) will be organising a series of panel discussions and public workshops with selected World Press Photo Award winners on 18-20 October 2019 in Singapore.
Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2019
For the first time Germany is hosting the one and only Global Investigative Journalism Conference that brings together journalists around the world. Be part of the four day event that allows you to dive into data mining, mobile journalism, social media protection, tips and tricks on online research and many more topics.
True Story Award Ceremony
It is the first global journalism award ceremony. We are looking forward to many breath taking stories and the people that are behind the reports.
Mobile Journalism Conference Asia 2019
This conference brings Asian journalists and media professionals together to exchange their experiences in smartphone video storytelling and production.
Forum Series in Photojournalism
For the 15th time is the Asian Center for Journalism inviting to join PITIK - the Forum Series on Photojournalism.
Mobile Journalism Conference Asia 2019
This was the first ever Mobile Journalism Conference in Asia - a great event to network and learn from like-minded journalists. Over 250 reporters and academics from 31 countries came together in Bangkok, Thailand to exchange their ideas and skills on mobile reporting.
JONAlists support the Uncovering Asia Newsroom
This report presents the experiences of the JONAcademy Fellows at the Uncovering Asia 2018 Conference in Seoul, Korea.
Media Programme publishes Mobile Journalism Manual
Multimedia journalists from all over Asia have produced a manual about mobile journalism. The online publication offers insights into this new storytelling method, explaining how reporters and newsrooms can produce good video reports by just using their phone.
News Planning in Digital Newsrooms
ANN’s Lessons From Previous Collaboration Efforts and Steps Moving Forward
16 editors of the Asia News Network (ANN) – longstanding partner of the KAS Media Programme Asia – gathered in Singapore to discuss future ideas to ensure a smoother collaboration process. They were joined by Michael Ludewig, Managing Editor of the Swiss Blick Group, who provided an outsider’s perspective through his workshop.
Asia’s Investigative Journalists meet in Nepal
Walter „Robby“ Robinson was the star of Uncovering Asia, the largest conference for investigative journalism in Asia. 370 journalists from 50 countries travelled to Kathmandu to attend the event and every single one wanted a selfie with the 70-year-old. The conference is hosted biennially by the KAS Media Programme Asia in cooperation with the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN).
Political strategists meet for the E-lection Bridge in Colombo
Social Media is growing very important for election campaigns in Asia and the Pacific, while populists increasingly take influence. This is the result of the E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific in 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where we held a three-day roundtable. We invited electoral campaign managers and strategists from twelve countries in the Asian and Pacific region.
A brainstorming session amongst editors from Europe and Asia
Editors from Asia and Europe were invited to meet in Mongolia to discuss methods on improving connectivity and open communication between the two continents. Prior to this meeting, two journalists’ workshops were conducted in Brussels and Guangzhou, during the months of January and May, respectively.
Digital change: Asia News Network meets german and swiss publishing houses
The digital change is picking up speed in Asia. Especially newspaper publishers are forced to restructure their newsrooms and develop new business models. At the invitation of the KAS Media Programme Asia, a group of members of the Asia News Net-work (ANN) visited German and Swiss publishing houses to discuss opportunities and risks of the digital change for the media industry.
ANN BOARD MEETING
News from Asia to the world – Launch of new ANN Website
This year’s annual board meeting of the Asia News Network (ANN) was held in Beijing, China and graciously hosted in The China Daily offices. The Media Programme Asia of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) showed its continuing support for this network comprising over 20 leading regional newspapers.
KAS Media Programme connects journalists from Asia and Europe
Asia-Europe Journalists’ Workshop
Both Asia and Europe possess a rich diversification of culture in media landscapes. How does one connect communities through stories from other parts of the world? 20 journalists from both Asia and Europe discussed possible strategies during the two-day Asia-Europe Journalists’ Workshop.