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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 Tue...

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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 Tue...
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Asia News Network (ANN)

Board Meeting
The members of the Asia News Network (ANN) get together in Tokyo, Japan for their annual board meeting to discuss recent and future developments of the network.

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International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress

On the Path to a Free Media
In cooperation with the International Press Institute (IPI), the Media Programme Asia is hosting the IPI's 2015 World Congress and General Assembly in Myanmar - a country in the midst of transition with great potential for a more independent press.

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Uncovering Asia

The 1st Asian Investigative Journalism Conference
This breakthrough event is bringing together top investigative reporters, data journalists as well as media law and security experts from across Asia and around the world.

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7th ASEF Editors’ Roundtable

Asian and European Media in the Digital Age
The Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) Editors’ Roundtable gathered senior editors of major print and broadcast media to exchange perspectives on current affairs which are pertinent to Asia and Europe and was co-hosted by the KAS Media Programme Asia.

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KAS E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific

The KAS E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific gets together for its second meeting in Seoul, South Korea.

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Ethical Standards in Asian Journalism Training

Alliance of Asian Media Schools (AMS)
The newly founded Alliance of Asian Media Schools (AMS) is gathering in the Philippines to discuss ethical standards in Asian journalism including the implementation of a common curriculum.

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Asia News Network (ANN) 2014 Board Meeting

Vorstandssitzung des Asia News Network (ANN)
The members of the Asia News Network (ANN) got together in Singapore for their annual board meeting to discuss recent and future developments of the network.

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2014 East-West Center International Media Conference

Challenges of a Free Press
More than 300 journalists from Asia, the Pacific and the United States gathered in Yangon in March at the East-West Center’s 4th International Media Conference, which is co-hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Media Programme Asia.

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KAS Asian J-School Summit 2014

Challenges in Journalism Education in Asia's Emerging Democracies
Media professionals, journalists, as well as media scientists and lecturers from the region and Europe got together discussing possibilities of creating a network for journalism schools in Asia to improve media education and training.

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9th ASEF Journalists' Colloquium

Media and the Green Agenda: Reporting on Sustainable Development in Asia and Europe
The 9th ASEF (Asia-Europe Foundation) Journalists’ Colloquium, "Media and the Green Agenda: Reporting on Sustainable Development in Asia and Europe", focussed on the challenges for the media in reporting on sustainable development.

Event Reports

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.

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JONAlists support the Uncovering Asia Newsroom

by Christoph Grabitz

This report presents the experiences of the JONAcademy Fellows at the Uncovering Asia 2018 Conference in Seoul, Korea.

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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.

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News Planning in Digital Newsrooms

by Torben Stephan

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.

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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).

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Political strategists meet for the E-lection Bridge in Colombo

by Torben Stephan

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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