Applications for 2014 certificate courses now open

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Applications for ACFJ’s 2014 Certificate Courses are now being accepted. The application deadline for the first course, Visual Storytelling, is on 15 August 2014. Classes begin on August 30 and end October 30.

Alumni association elects new officers

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The Society of Asian Journalists (SAJ) chose its new set of officers during the organization’s general assembly held in Penang, Malaysia, September 26.

Call for entries: SEARCA photo contest

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The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) invites Southeast Asian nationals to submit still photo entries on the theme ‘Southeast Asia in the Quest for Food Security.’ Deadline for submission of entries is on October 31 (24:00 GMT +8:00).   As released on the contest’s official web page, participants

Mobile journalism course opens

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Mobile journalism, the second stand-alone course in ACFJ’s visual journalism program starts for seven students from three Asian countries, September 2.

Nepali photo organization to offer workshops

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Voice to Express, a community platform for Nepali photographers, invites local photographers to its photography workshops to be held in Birgunj and Chitwan on August 21 to 27 and September 5 to 11, respectively.

Lecture on social media, antagonisms in HK

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The Ateneo de Manila University Chinese Studies Program, Konrad Adenuaer Asian Center for Journalism, and Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies will host a lecture on Social Media and Everyday Antagonisms in Hong Kong, China by Dr Jonathan Corpus Ong on Friday, August 16 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at Leong Hall Conference 206, Ateneo de Manila Loyola campus.