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Shujaat Bukhari, a former fellow of Asian Centre for Journalism, has taken over as Editor in Chief of Rising Kashmir, prominent English daily published from Srinagar, the capital of Indian’s Jammu and Kashmir…(Read More)

GMB Akash, a highly-lauded photographer from Bangladesh currently enrolled in the center’s multimedia journalism program, just had his photograph featured in Germany’s Spiegel Online; Spiegel Online is one of the top news websites in Germany. The photo featured, showing the case of very young prostitutes in Bangladesh, led Akash to bag the…(Read More)

GMB Akash, a multi-awarded Bangladeshi photograher currently enrolled in the center’s multimedia journalism program, received a special mention award from the Travel Photographer of the Year (2011,) under the “Best Single-Image in Photo – Exotic” category. The winner of that category was Yeow Kwang Yeo from Singapore…(Read More)

ACFJ recently appointed two Filipino photojournalists to handle the Mindanao project under the World Press Photo’s Press Freedom 2.0 program in the Philippines. The project aims to set up a visual journalism network in Mindanao that will profile issues identified to the project by the participating NGOs in the local and national media…(Read More)

Kara Santos, ACFJ alumna (DPJ 2009), recently bagged Best News Reportage honor at the recent 7th Population and Development (Popdev) Media Awards for her articles on climate change, reproductive rights and student’s education…(Read More)

For contributing to public awareness and understanding on population and development, Lira Dalangin-Fernandez’ entry entitled, “Israeli organ traffickers bring business to RP; Organ harvest in Quezon province” was chosen as the Best Investigative Report at the recent 7th Annual Population and Development (PopDev) Media Awards…(Read More)

Avigail (Avie) Olarte, MA Journalism alumna (2010), joins Asian News Network (ANN), and contributes as a new staff her first story entitled ‘Exiled Dreams,’ a crossborder story on Sri Lankan refugees living in Bangkok…(Read More)

Photojourn alumna wins CMMA


Candice Reyes, photojourn graduate (2009) from the Philippines, recently won honors at the 33rd Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) held in Makati City on 19 October 2011…(Read More)

Prisoner rehabilitation pursues many creative approaches across the globe, from encouraging yoga exercise in India to introducing its own World Cup Football competition in Thailand. Cheryl Baldicantos, a new ACFJ photojourn graduate, featured in her final Diploma Project Development another mode of prisoner rehabilitation – the dancing inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation…(Read More)

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