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As I watched live coverage of the hostage taking in Manila on television last Monday (August 23) my mind wandered back to another hostage drama in London 30 years ago when I was based there as a correspondent for the newspaper, The Australian. On Wednesday 30 April 1980, the BBC interrupted its morning broadcasting with…(Read More)

Syed Nazakat, senior correspondent of The Week magazine in India, has been nominated for the 2010 Daniel Pearl Awards for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting. Nazakat, a fellow of the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at the ATeneo, finished the MA Journalism in 2009. Two of Nazakat’s investigative stories, “India’s Secret Torture Chambers…(Read More)

by Jonathan Corpus Ong   By now Filipinos home and abroad, and witnesses the world over, have a stock of visuals and voices that would mark their experiences of the tragic events at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila last August 23. A tall, proud tourist bus, its sides emblazoned in bold Chinese characters, became the…(Read More)

Citizen journalism is fast gaining popularity in Southeast Asia, thanks to technology and recognition of the role of the public in news gathering, according to four MA Journalism alumni who spoke at the second day of the Fifth Annual Form for Emerging Leaders in Asian Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University on June 8…(Read More)

The Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a three-day celebration. At least 170 journalists, alumni, dignitaries, and supporters attended the opening at the Ateneo de Manila University, the home of ACFJ…(Read More)

In this digital age, anti-government uprisings will no longer take place on the streets but on cyberspace. The weapon will not be guns but words and pictures, which can be more powerful than any army in the world. With so much power in information, journalists must remember to keep to their fundamentals and make…(Read More)

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